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  • Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon: a Curious Cognitive Effect

By |2020-02-27T22:43:17+02:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever learned about a new word, fact, idea or product and subsequently see it everywhere around you? This curious cognitive effect is known as the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. So, is it just a coincidence? Or is there a scientific explanation behind this phenomenon? In this post, we take a look at what the Baader-Meinhof [...]

  • how to think faster

How to Think Faster: 5 Scientific Ways to Train Your Brain

By |2019-12-30T17:21:44+02:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all been in the situation where the snappy comeback comes when it’s too late. However, if we use some simple scientific techniques, we can soon learn how to think faster. Thinking faster can make people think you’re smarter, help you understand new information sooner, and even be the ticket to a promotion at work. [...]

  • divided attention

The Art of Divided Attention and How to Master It to Boost Your Productivity

By |2019-07-09T19:51:53+02:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We view divided attention or multitasking negatively, but it can be greatly beneficial to boost productivity. Divided attention has a negative connotation of not giving tasks your full focus. Although this can be true, there are ways to hone your multitasking skills to increase your productivity. All it takes is a little bit of practice [...]

  • change blindness

What Is Change Blindness & How It Affects You without Your Awareness

By |2019-06-17T22:12:17+02:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

I was watching an episode of Air Crash Investigation the other day and investigators stated that the cause of a fatal aeroplane crash was change blindness. My ears pricked up. I thought I’d heard of every psychological trait in the book, but I’d never come across this one. What on earth was it and how [...]

  • essential oils for focus

Essential Oils for Focus, Productivity and Cognitive Functions

By |2019-07-23T15:42:14+02:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that essential oils can help you boost your cognitive functions, such as focus and memory, and improve your productivity? In the modern, hectic world that we inhabit, many of us will have had moments in our day where our frame of mind does not match what is needed at the time. It [...]

  • flow state

How the Flow State Supercharges Your Brain and How to Get into It

By |2019-12-05T20:44:41+02:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

We all want to be a little bit more productive and we’ve all experienced the extreme focus of flow state, but most of us don’t know how to utilise it. Productivity can fluctuate for a number of different reasons. Maybe you’re tired, hungry, or stressed. It might just be that you struggle to find your [...]

  • memory games for adults

10 Memory Games for Adults That Will Give Your Brain a Powerful Boost

By |2019-03-24T19:02:12+02:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Want to boost your memory? Try any of the below memory games for adults to make the process of improving your cognitive functions engaging and fun! Schools have started using video games and apps to teach students language, math, and other valuable skills. However, it’s not only children who can benefit from games. In [...]

  • lost in thought

The Dangers of Getting Lost in Thought and How to Find Your Way Out

By |2020-03-24T16:53:03+02:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why do we become lost in thought? We can find ourselves lost in thought at any point during the day. You may be at work, sat in a lecture, on a train or lying in bed waiting to go to sleep. In fact, 50% of your day can be spent lost in thought, wandering through [...]