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5 Social Activities That Are Ruining Your Intelligence & Mental Health

By | 2018-05-08T15:20:53+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Social activities are what makes humans different from other animals. Human beings are, by nature, social creatures. So you would think that the more we get together, talk to one another, share ideas and knowledge, the smarter we’d get. Not so according to research, which suggests that some social activities are actually bad for our [...]

8 Reasons Why Gifted Children May Struggle in Life (and How to Help Them)

By | 2018-05-07T21:56:03+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having a gifted kid is a joy, however, there are certain areas in which gifted children might struggle. Read on to find out how to support your gifted child and ensure they reach their full potential. Raising gifted children is a huge responsibility. You want to make sure they reach their full potential. However, you [...]

How to Answer Embarrassing Personal Questions the Way Intelligent People Do

By | 2018-04-29T21:05:48+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Asking personal questions can feel awkward. There are ways, however, to ask these questions from an intellectual standpoint, and create a comfortable environment for all. Some say it’s rude to ask personal questions, and it can be. There are circumstances that require asking a personal question or cases where it’s important to acquire information such [...]

6 Signs You Are People Smart (and How to Develop Your Interpersonal Intelligence)

By | 2018-04-26T15:53:32+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

A people smart person, or someone with a developed interpersonal intelligence, builds healthy, positive and effective relationships, uses diplomacy and tact, and can ease the atmosphere even in very tense conflict situations. For this, a people smart person must have the capacity to understand others and to know how to express their feelings, opinions and [...]

5 Mind Control Techniques Used by the Media to Evoke the Worst in Us

By | 2018-04-25T22:27:56+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of mind control techniques, do you envisage some shady government agent in an unknown location, using dodgy methods for evil manipulation? It appears that this is quite a common first reaction. The truth, in fact, is a lot more subtle, and disturbing. The mass media have been long using various mind control [...]

8 Unexpected Things That Lower IQ, According to Scientific Studies

By | 2018-05-08T15:03:27+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many of us try to keep our minds sharp by doing puzzles and learning new things. But some of the other things we do might lower IQ. Read on to find out how you may be sabotaging your own intelligence. Research has found that the following things and habits lower IQ and ruin cognitive functions. [...]

5 Traits of a Complex Person (and What It Really Means to Be One)

By | 2018-04-18T23:12:59+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , |

“Everybody's a complex person. Everybody. Everybody's nuanced.” Jack Abramoff I tend to believe this. Human beings are, by nature, extremely complex. We have the ability to think ahead, to dream, to love and to mourn the loss of loved ones. But this is in comparison to animals. What does it mean to be a complex [...]

8 Stephen Hawking Quotes about Life, Humanity and the World

By | 2018-04-15T17:02:50+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

While Stephen Hawking's death on the 14 March 2018 saddened the whole world, his life has been an inspiration in so many ways. The following Stephen Hawking quotes sum up his attitudes to science, life, the universe, relationships and living with a disability. Before we present our list of inspirational Stephen Hawking quotes, let's talk about [...]