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5 Superpowers Avid Readers Have, According to Scientific Studies

By |2018-09-15T22:07:22+00:00September 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Reading is pretty cool. It can provide us with an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday lives. It can also educate us and teach us new experiences. But, there are many studies which show avid readers can develop their personalities – some would say into superpowers! What are the benefits of being an avid reader? [...]

What Is Verbal-Linguistic Intelligence and 6 Ways to Develop It

By |2018-09-05T23:14:52+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Verbal-linguistic intelligence is the ability to effectively understand and use language. Here are six great ways to improve your verbal-linguistic intelligence. Verbal-linguistic intelligence is one of Howard Gardner's Nine multiple intelligences. It concerns the ability to understand and use spoken and written language effectively. Writers, poets, lawyers, politicians and speakers are among those that Gardner sees [...]

The Link between Intelligence and Depression No One Talks about

By |2018-09-05T23:39:00+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s no doubt being intelligent has its advantages. But many studies have also revealed a disturbing link between intelligence and depression. Intelligence and depression is not an obvious correlation. In fact, intelligence has often been linked with positive things like educational success, good health and high-income levels. It stands to reason that those who are [...]

How to Trigger Brain Stimulation with These 8 Everyday Activities

By |2018-09-05T23:44:44+00:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It is important to keep our brains healthy, so try the following everyday activities to trigger brain stimulation, improve cognitive abilities and reduce cognitive decline. We rely on our brains for everything, yet we often don't think about taking care of them. Luckily, it is quite easy to look after our brains. Most of the [...]

What Is a Meaningful Life According to Different MBTI Personality Types?

By |2018-09-05T14:18:05+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is your definition of a meaningful life? Do you value family and loved ones? Is financial security important? Or is your work your passion? Many renowned philosophers and psychologists believe that a happy life is closely related to a meaningful life. However, to pursue happiness alone isn’t the key to living a meaningful [...]

The Dunning Kruger Effect or Why Stupid People Think They Are Smart

By |2018-09-17T14:53:09+00:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We all know someone who thinks they're smarter than they are. But before you judge, you'd better check you are free from the Dunning Kruger Effect. The theory of the Dunning Kruger Effect was developed by David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University. They found that this cognitive bias occurs when people fail to [...]

50 Fun Creativity Exercises to Boost the Power of Your Creative Mind

By |2018-09-05T23:52:07+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Creativity can help us improve all areas of our lives. If your creativity is a bit rusty, try one of these creativity exercises to fire up your imagination. Creativity exercises can get you in the mood to take your creativity further. You might want to come up with some creative ideas to bring to work, to [...]

The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By |2018-09-05T23:55:53+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]