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Overthinking Is Not as Bad as They Told You: 3 Reasons Why It Might Be a Real Superpower

By | 2017-05-18T18:51:36+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Overthinking is a part of life that many people have to deal with on a regular basis, and a lot of those find this constant over-analysis to be a hindrance. Classically, the process of overthinking has been considered negative for a myriad of reasons, but that doesn't necessarily mean the condition should be automatically associated [...]

Sandbagging: a Sneaky Tactic Manipulators Use to Get Anything They Want from You

By | 2017-05-17T23:15:22+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Sandbagging is used in competitive sports, careers and even social situations. It’s a form of manipulation used to gain the upper hand, and it's subtly devious. I became familiar with sandbagging some years ago. This form of manipulation is unlike any other tactic used by narcissists and toxic individuals. In fact, this act of dominance [...]

5 Unexpected Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence

By | 2017-05-09T18:53:47+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Studies suggest that high emotional intelligence is more important than IQ in creating success. And certain personal traits indicate an above average EQ. It is not only success that is more likely for those with high emotional intelligence. Research indicates that people with this trait are also likely to have better relationships and be generally happier. There are tests that can measure emotional [...]

This Weird Phenomenon Can Increase IQ by 12 Points, According to a Study

By | 2017-05-03T15:34:39+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

A training programme focused on the phenomenon of synesthesia was found to increase IQ with an average of 12 points. Used to express the intellectual capabilities of an individual, an IQ score is often regarded as the ultimate number that expresses your intellect and creativity. Having this in mind, it's not surprising that people all [...]

Which Cognitive Functions Improve with Age and Which Decline?

By | 2017-04-22T19:43:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As we progress into the fall and winter of our lives some of our cognitive functions begin to sharpen and some began to decline. Do you feel your age? Most of us do not, but time catches up to us all at some point. What we could do in the spring and summer of our [...]

5 Reasons Why Being a Successful Student Doesn’t Equal Being Successful in Life

By | 2017-04-21T21:40:12+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Being a successful student doesn't mean that you will also become successful in life. In fact, there are many examples that prove quite the contrary. “Go to college, get a degree, and pursue a career in your field – that is the real success!” Most students, both from high school and college, hear it all the [...]

Why an Intelligent Brain Is Often a Depressed Brain

By | 2017-04-20T15:08:36+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

My depressed brain is a hindrance in my daily life. I find it hard to function and complete the simplest tasks. But, on the other hand, my brain won’t slow down for anybody or anything. I ponder so many things as I gaze out at the greenery, completely covering the view of my picture window. [...]

6 Ways Writing Activities Make You Smarter, According to Science

By | 2017-04-18T23:47:01+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

If you seek to become smarter, taking up regular writing activities is a good place to start. Multiple studies have shown that writing regularly makes you smarter, as it helps you makes sense of your everyday world and sort through the jumble of your thoughts. Here's how it can make you smarter, and how to [...]

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