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6 Wise Thoughts on Education Which Explain Why Our School System Is Failing

By | 2018-05-20T21:50:34+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our school system has changed little since the 19th century. Yet, the society we live in is worlds apart from the one children were being prepared for a hundred years ago. So, why has the school system not caught up? Here are some thoughts on education that might surprise you. 1. Our education system wasn't really set up to teach [...]

5 Social Activities That Are Ruining Your Intelligence & Mental Health

By | 2018-05-08T15:20:53+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Social activities are what makes humans different from other animals. Human beings are, by nature, social creatures. So you would think that the more we get together, talk to one another, share ideas and knowledge, the smarter we’d get. Not so according to research, which suggests that some social activities are actually bad for our [...]

8 Reasons Why Gifted Children May Struggle in Life (and How to Help Them)

By | 2018-05-07T21:56:03+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Education, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having a gifted kid is a joy, however, there are certain areas in which gifted children might struggle. Read on to find out how to support your gifted child and ensure they reach their full potential. Raising gifted children is a huge responsibility. You want to make sure they reach their full potential. However, you [...]

7 Great Hobbies That Are Scientifically Proven to Reduce Anxiety and Depression

By | 2018-05-02T17:21:56+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Having some great hobbies is a very important part of a balanced life. They give us an opportunity to do something just for ourselves and they can help us recharge after a busy day or week. Hobbies can also be relaxing and relieve depression and anxiety. Here are 10 great hobbies that can help [...]

5 Ways Handwriting Practice Boosts Your Cognitive Performance, According to Science

By | 2018-05-02T18:04:07+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

There are some good reasons why handwriting practice is good for our cognitive performance, no matter how old we are. As we are living in an information page, where thousands of new articles and blogs are published every day, here is a simple rule of thumb to follow. Don’t believe in anything or any claim [...]

8 Unexpected Things That Lower IQ, According to Scientific Studies

By | 2018-05-08T15:03:27+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many of us try to keep our minds sharp by doing puzzles and learning new things. But some of the other things we do might lower IQ. Read on to find out how you may be sabotaging your own intelligence. Research has found that the following things and habits lower IQ and ruin cognitive functions. [...]

How to Forgive Yourself and Others (and Why You Should Do It, According to Science)

By | 2018-04-22T23:39:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Why should you learn how to forgive yourself and others? Are you the type of person that brushes off an act of unkindness or do you hold a grudge for years? If you make a mistake, do you find it hard to forgive yourself or does it barely register? Learning how to forgive yourself and [...]

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 [...]