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4 Child Development Stages According to Jean Piaget’s Theory

By |2018-11-14T14:45:08+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The best way to understand child development stages would be through the Piaget's theory. It was created by Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development stages. He is known as "the great pioneer of the constructivist theory of knowing". Along with Piaget's theory on children’s cognitive development, we shall look [...]

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 [...]

How the Signs of Depression Show in Your Speech and Word Choice

By |2018-09-18T22:42:53+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The physical signs of depression can be painfully obvious, but do they show up in your speech and choice of words? Did you know that suicide is the second highest cause of death among 10 to 24 year-olds in the US in 2016? This shocking statistic alone shows how important it is to recognise the [...]

The Science of Color Perception: 3 Things That Influence the Way We See Colors

By |2018-09-16T16:03:39+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is there such a thing as color perception? Surely, we all see colors in the same way? I mean, the mechanics of our eyes are the same, and the way our brains process color is the same. So, unless there is a physical reason for us to process color differently, color perception should be universal [...]

7 William Shakespeare Quotes That Are Still Relevant in Today’s Society

By |2018-09-06T00:26:39+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shakespeare was born 450 years ago, but many of his works are still relevant today. In fact, we use the words he coined and the phrases he invented all the time. So what makes his works so relevant, and what can we learn from William Shakespeare quotes to this day? One thing that makes Shakespeare's [...]

3 Ways Journal Writing Benefits Your Mental Health and Personal Growth

By |2018-09-18T23:54:00+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Journal writing can be more beneficial to mental health and personal development than you realize. This article looks at the ways how keeping a journal can change your life for the better. In this modern world, it can be very hard not to lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of a working week. You [...]

15 Interesting Words That Could Change the Way You Think

By |2018-09-11T17:15:02+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Language lets us communicate with each other and share our ideas. Some linguists even suggest that language shapes our knowledge and thought. So, expanding or vocabulary by learning new, interesting words can help us communicate better and have more ideas. The average English speaking knows around 12,000 -25,000 words, yet the Oxford English Dictionary contains [...]

20 Sophisticated Words to Use Instead of Swearing

By |2018-09-11T19:33:54+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Fed up with tired old swear words? Try dipping into the past to discover some curses that sound like sophisticated words but are actually very insulting. Let’s face it most swear words are overused and boring. We rely on sad metaphors for sex and going to the toilet when we want to insult someone. Yet, [...]