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How to Trigger Brain Stimulation with These 8 Everyday Activities

By | 2018-07-12T21:07:34+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It is important to keep our brains healthy, so try the following everyday activities to trigger brain stimulation, improve cognitive abilities and reduce cognitive decline. We rely on our brains for everything, yet we often don't think about taking care of them. Luckily, it is quite easy to look after our brains. Most of the [...]

The Dunning Kruger Effect or Why Stupid People Think They Are Smart

By | 2018-07-09T21:14:09+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all know someone who thinks they're smarter than they are. But before you judge, you'd better check you are free from the Dunning Kruger Effect. The theory of the Dunning Kruger Effect was developed by David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University. They found that this cognitive bias occurs when people fail to [...]

The Truth about INTJ Dating: How This Personality Type Deals with Relationships

By | 2018-07-05T15:14:08+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you about to enter into a relationship with an INTJ personality type? Do you want to know the truth when it comes to INTJ dating? Here’s everything you need to know about INTJ dating and relationships. INTJ’s and relationships When it comes to relationships, someone with the INTJ personality type tends to be straightforward, direct [...]

The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By | 2018-06-24T17:53:59+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]

How the Definition of Happiness Varies among the MBTI Personality Types

By | 2018-06-11T20:55:33+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We all have our own definition of happiness. But how does it vary amongst the MBTI Personality Types? Before we talk about the definition of happiness, let's have a brief overlook of the Myers-Briggs classification. There are a total of 16 different personality types. Each type is decided by a series of choices: Extraversion/Introversion Sensing/Intuition [...]

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

By | 2018-06-14T23:21:38+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional Empathy? Emotional empathy is where [...]

5 Ways Meaningful Work Makes an Introvert Happy (and What to Do with a Boring Job)

By | 2018-05-15T17:59:26+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meaningful work is much more important for introverts than a high-paying job or a prestigious career. Here are five things that make a job truly satisfying for an introvert. We have often heard motivational speakers saying that we should chase our passions, transform them into our careers and then, we will not work a day. [...]

What Is Growth Mindset and 3 Ways You Can Cultivate It, According to Science

By | 2018-05-29T23:22:17+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Having a growth mindset means you believe your skills can be honed and developed. How to cultivate this way of thinking to reach success? The road to success is paved with failure. There’s more than a kernel of truth to this old adage and it is closely linked to the growth mindset. Consider the following: [...]