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How to Train Your Visual Memory with These 8 Fun Exercises

By |2019-08-14T18:08:57+03:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you stressed up by exams or by task lists that you have to remember quickly? Your visual memory may need a boost. An efficient visual memory will speed up tasks tremendously, and you will be relieved that you can train yours with simple exercises at home. What Is Visual Memory? Very simply, it is [...]

How to Improve Your Cognitive Flexibility with 10 Science-Backed Tips

By |2019-08-18T12:24:09+03:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Don't you wish that your brain could toggle two ideas at once? People envy us if we have cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility is essential for many reasons, especially as we get on in years. What's exciting about it is that we can develop it at any age, and we suggest how. What Is Cognitive Flexibility? [...]

5 Signs You Have a Fixed Mindset and How You Can Challenge It

By |2019-08-04T15:20:06+03:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Is a success in life determined by your mindset? Some people can succeed despite having very difficult circumstances in their lives. Others seem to have trouble finding success even though they seem to have everything going for them. This comes down to a growth vs fixed mindset. Why do people have one or the other? [...]

7 Speed Reading Techniques to Learn That Will Boost Your Brain Power

By |2019-07-29T21:30:05+03:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Are you a stressed-up student or an administrator who must pore through tons of documents quickly? Speed reading techniques are a must for you. You may feel that speed reading may add to your stress. We'll show you that they have the opposite effect, and introduce you to a few. What Is Speed Reading? Speed [...]

How to Improve Your Practical Intelligence with These 9 Activities

By |2019-07-21T17:25:58+03:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are three basic intelligence types, analytical, creative and practical intelligence. For now, we shall focus on practical knowledge. Practical intelligence, also known as “hands-on” learning is the most comprehensive way of picking up new talents and gifts. Although analytical thinking gives your brain a workout, and creative thinking can be therapeutic, practical intelligence solves [...]

What Plato’s Philosophy of Education Can Teach Us Today

By |2019-07-07T17:04:10+03:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Plato’s philosophy of education is a fascinating idea and one that Plato wanted to be implemented into Ancient Athenian society. Scholars still study and discuss it today, but what’s interesting is how Plato’s theory of education has influenced many beliefs and principles that modern society holds. It is a model of education and culture that [...]

14 Origins of Phrases You Probably Use Every Day but Had No Idea about

By |2019-06-20T17:15:53+03:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever walked into a tiny room and thought ‘I couldn’t swing a cat in here?’ Have you ever ‘rubbed someone up the wrong way?’ These are examples of phrases we use all the time, but do you know their origins? I love words. I love metaphors, words that come from foreign languages, I [...]

What Is Primacy Effect and How It Messes with Your Memory & Perception

By |2019-06-12T18:04:49+03:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , |

Ever wondered why you remember some things and other things are quickly forgotten? Well, this could be due to the primacy effect. The science behind the primacy effect is simple yet complicated to navigate. I’ve recognized the characteristics of this effect many times in my life. This curious state of mind works in a valuable [...]