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10 Ways to Relax That Will Also Make You Smarter

By | 2017-04-05T20:16:20+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I told you that there are ways to relax and improve your intelligence at the same time? Hopefully, all of you are doing some sports to be in good shape and feel better. However, not all people pay as much attention to stretching their brain even though it is also extremely important. Your [...]

Fun Brain Games That Will Make You Smarter

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:37+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fun brain games are becoming more and more popular these days, and there is a good reason why. Today, our brains are working faster than ever but unfortunately, not nearly as efficiently as before. Multitasking and super-fast flow of information that came with the golden age of IT brought us some problems our ancestors didn’t [...]

How Learning to Speak Spanish Can Boost Your Brain Power at Any Age

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:41+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

According to science, learning to speak Spanish will help you to improve your brain function. Most people set out to learn a new language because it will enhance their career or they want to visit a foreign country. While these are the primary reasons there is one benefit that is often ignored. Learning Spanish can actually [...]

Speaking Different Languages, Multilinguals Experience a Sort of Personality Switch

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:48+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Categories: Languages, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Science reveals the surprising effect speaking different languages has on one's personality. Being multilingual is something many of us have dreamed of achieving, but only a few manage to actually succeed. Being able to adapt to different languages and pick up the words and grammar of other cultures is something that is fascinating to those [...]

How Just Trying To Speak Another Language Improves Mental Agility and Social Skills

By | 2017-07-22T14:24:03+00:00 June 18th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

When you try to speak another language as an adult, it's a truly challenging and beneficial task for your brain, research shows. Have your travels taken you to a foreign country where you were unable to communicate with others because you didn’t know their language? Yet even the thought of quickly learning conversational phrases seemed [...]

8 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

By | 2017-07-21T21:27:58+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Survival of the fittest calls for growing, developing, learning, and adapting at a faster rate than like-species in your surroundings. Even if you’re not interested in competing with others, being able to “make a living” requires some tact and intellect that may be superior in some way or the other compared to others. This is [...]

5 Reasons Why Hobbies Improve Our Lives, and Some You Should Try

By | 2017-03-22T15:24:08+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Think back to the time when you were young and you found yourself utterly lost in an activity. Perhaps you were drawing or coloring, immersed in an imaginary world with your toys, or lying on the floor putting together puzzle pieces, completely unaware of outside cares or distractions. Now remember how little stress you felt. [...]

Science Reveals How Music Can Benefit Your Brain

By | 2017-08-27T00:05:34+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all love music. Sometimes all it takes is one song to completely alter our mood and prepare us for the day ahead. But how does it actually do that? What happens when our brains hear the music? Recent scientific studies reveal how music can benefit your brain and what exactly happens in different brain [...]