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  • known unknowns unknown unknowns

Known Unknowns vs Unknown Unknowns: Two Sides of Ignorance

By |2020-03-14T17:38:47+03:00March 14th, 2020|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If I asked you how a CD worked, how confident would you feel in explaining it to me? Let’s say from 1-10? A 7, 8 perhaps? Okay, go on then, explain it, but in so much detail that I completely understand. Not so confident now? We’re talking about a phenomenon called known unknowns and unknown [...]

  • words with a deep meaning

7 Words with a Deep Meaning You Probably Didn’t Know

By |2020-03-03T13:05:44+03:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

The human experience is complex and sometimes you need words with deeper meanings than usual to help you to describe what you’re going through. If you dig a little deeper into language, you’ll find a whole host of words with a deep meaning that can explain all the complicated feelings you have. Have you ever felt lost [...]

  • Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon: a Curious Cognitive Effect

By |2020-02-27T22:43:17+03:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever learned about a new word, fact, idea or product and subsequently see it everywhere around you? This curious cognitive effect is known as the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. So, is it just a coincidence? Or is there a scientific explanation behind this phenomenon? In this post, we take a look at what the Baader-Meinhof [...]

  • types of learners

4 Different Types of Learners: Which Are You and How to Learn Easier?

By |2020-02-12T12:35:13+03:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The way we learn something can have a huge impact on our ability to understand and retain the information. This is because we all have different learning styles that can vary depending on what type of thing we are learning. Often, an individual doesn’t fit into one learning category and a mix of styles helps [...]

  • digital literacy

How Digital Literacy Sets You Up for Success and Ways to Improve It

By |2020-02-07T11:10:12+03:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Education & Technology, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Understanding your way around technology improves your chances in life. Digital literacy doesn’t mean reading a book online. The only difference between reading a physical book and reading online is a page versus a screen. There’s little learning in that because anyone can do it. Digital literacy means much more than that. It means learning [...]

  • The Feynman Technique

The Feynman Technique and How to Use It to Learn and Understand Anything

By |2020-02-03T12:16:40+03:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Studying is stressful. It often leads to feelings of self-doubt and leaves us overwhelmed. We try our best (usually) and still sometimes we just cannot get our heads around a subject. We’re taught dozens of memory tricks and studying hacks, but nothing really sticks. Fortunately, there is a proven technique, used by Nobel-prize winning scientists, [...]

  • Benefits of Handwriting

5 Benefits of Handwriting Compared to Typing, According to Science

By |2020-01-21T16:54:28+03:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

In the modern world, the prominence of smartphones, tablets, and computers means that we communicate via typing rather than the written word. The art of writing by hand is fast becoming a tradition of the past. Yet, according to science, handwriting benefits our brain in multiple ways. In this post, we explore the 5 benefits [...]

  • Written Language Skills

How to Improve Your Written Language Skills with 13 Science-Backed Tips

By |2019-12-11T22:09:38+03:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

I think the written language is underrated. Speaking is excellent, but well-written statements can get the point across even better at times. I call myself a writer, but boy, do I have a lot to learn. Every day of my life, I do learn new things about written language. Sometimes, I get frustrated during this [...]