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

By | 2018-04-15T17:53:26+00:00 April 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 | 2018-01-15T18:44:00+00:00 January 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 | 2018-01-13T15:51:47+00:00 December 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+00:00 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 | 2018-01-16T22:21:59+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 | 2018-01-16T22:21:56+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 | 2017-11-27T18:27:41+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 | 2017-11-27T18:27:25+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 [...]