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8 Things to Do When You Are Bored That Are Also Good for Your Brain

By |2018-11-21T13:22:16+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Life can become mundane. That’s why it’s so important to learn things to do when you are bored. They can be fun and stimulate your mind. Day to day life can eventually become boring. Even though we have responsibilities that keep us busy, the downtime can leave searching for something enjoyable to do. Not only [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]

What Is Cognitive Learning and How It Can Help You Use More of Your Brain

By |2018-09-18T23:33:54+00:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Cognitive learning might not sound like a useful phrase. Cognition, after all, means ‘to acquire knowledge through thought, experience and the senses’. And as that is pretty much is what ‘learning’ means (what other ways are there to learn?), at first blush, it sounds like I’m just repeating myself. Fortunately, the idea of cognitive [...]

What Is a Polymath or a Renaissance Person and How to Become One

By |2018-09-14T21:39:32+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

You should definitely consider becoming a polymath or a Renaissance person. And no, I’m not saying you should start dressing up like a Renaissance person and acting like a weirdo. Polymath is a kind of well-rounded person who knows a lot of things from several areas life. Academics, politics, health, pop culture, art… everything. In [...]

7 Alternatives to Going to College That Can Lead You to Success in Life

By |2018-09-19T12:54:56+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Education, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

A lot of high school kids feel that going to college is almost mandatory. But what if you don’t want to go to college? Fortunately, there are alternatives. It’s a result of pressure, the pressure that comes from their parents, friends, and the society in general. It seems like people forgot one simple truth along [...]

10 Ways to Relax That Will Also Make You Smarter

By |2018-01-17T22:33:42+00:00April 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 |2018-09-21T20:09:47+00:00December 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 |2018-09-21T21:07:33+00:00December 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 [...]