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How to Train Your Visual Memory with These 8 Fun Exercises

By |2019-08-14T18:08:57+03:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you stressed up by exams or by task lists that you have to remember quickly? Your visual memory may need a boost. An efficient visual memory will speed up tasks tremendously, and you will be relieved that you can train yours with simple exercises at home. What Is Visual Memory? Very simply, it is [...]

What Is Negativity Bias and 6 Ways It Secretly Affects Your Perception

By |2019-08-06T18:03:25+03:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Ever wondered by the negative things always stick in your mind more than the positive? The reason is negativity bias. What is negativity bias and why are we prone to it? It’s common to hold on to the negative things said about us rather than the compliments we receive. They can stay on your mind [...]

The False Consensus Effect and How It Distorts Our Thinking

By |2019-07-28T12:49:56+03:00July 28th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever been shocked that people don't agree with you when you assumed they would? You may be experiencing the false consensus effect. What is the false consensus effect? False consensus effect is a cognitive bias which causes people to overestimate the normality of their opinions, beliefs, values, and preferences. This leads to the [...]

How to Improve Your Practical Intelligence with These 9 Activities

By |2019-07-21T17:25:58+03:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are three basic intelligence types, analytical, creative and practical intelligence. For now, we shall focus on practical knowledge. Practical intelligence, also known as “hands-on” learning is the most comprehensive way of picking up new talents and gifts. Although analytical thinking gives your brain a workout, and creative thinking can be therapeutic, practical intelligence solves [...]

5 Examples of Herd Mentality and How to Avoid Falling into It

By |2019-07-11T22:45:31+03:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It’s easy to fall into the herd mentality without even thinking. Following the leader isn’t always good. People may not be animals, but they still often exhibit a herd mentality. What this means is they tend to congregate in groups to perform certain objectives or uphold common beliefs. There are ways that herd mentality can [...]

How Choice Blindness Affects Your Decisions without You Knowing

By |2019-07-10T17:33:50+03:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Once you’ve made a choice, you’d stick by it, right? Actually, it’s not that simple, and choice blindness can help us understand why. Choice blindness is a psychological term to describe a lack of awareness in our decisions. We will make a choice but then forget about it. Not only that, but we are not [...]

The Bandwagon Effect: How It Affects Your Decisions without You Knowing

By |2019-06-28T15:00:28+03:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

We all like to think we are completely unbiased when we make decisions, but, actually, there are a number of things that influence us. One of them is the Bandwagon Effect. What is the Bandwagon Effect? The Bandwagon Effect is a psychological cognitive bias in which people do, say or believe something, despite their own [...]

What Is Introverted Thinking and How It Is Different from Extroverted One

By |2019-06-15T00:37:38+03:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that the Myers-Briggs Personality Theory uses our way of thinking to separate us into introverted and extroverted individuals? If this is a surprise to you, then you’re not the only one. I thought the personality traits of introverts and extroverts extended only to external behaviour. For example, the way we act around [...]