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How to Improve Your IQ with These 9 Science-Backed Mental Exercises

By | 2017-03-12T17:31:17+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Learn how to improve your IQ score with the help of the following science-backed methods. Intelligence Quotient or IQ is defined as the score derived from several sets of tests to examine the human intelligence. Is it genetic and fixed throughout the life? Or do we need to work out to be smarter? Well, we [...]

How Understanding the Five Thinking Styles Can Improve Your Chances of Success

By | 2017-01-16T22:43:44+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Understanding how the five different thinking styles work can help you work better with others, communicate more effectively and achieve more. In Coping with Difficult Bosses, Robert Brahmson identifies five thinking styles we use most frequently. The five thinking styles are: Synthesist Thinkers Idealist Thinkers Pragmatist Thinkers Analyst Thinkers Realist Thinkers Synthesist Thinkers Synthesists are very curious [...]

Religious People Tend to Have a Lower IQ, but This Is Only a Part of the Story

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:02+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Could religious people have a lower IQ than others? In 2013, a meta-analysis study was published that seemed to show a negative correlation between IQ and strong religious belief, or in layman’s terms, seemed to show that the more religious you are, the lower your IQ supposedly falls. The scientists behind the study explained it [...]

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Necessarily Be Rational in Order to Achieve Your Goals

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:39+00:00 July 31st, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

When it comes to planning, the traditional reasoning argued that you have to be rational in order to achieve your goals. So, even people who had a natural inclination towards an intuitive approach had to force themselves to be rational, no matter what. But the truth is both approaches have their merits. Let’s start by [...]

7 Popular Phrases Which Are the Worst Thing You Could Ever Say

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:45+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

It never crosses your mind, but when you speak, you use some popular phrases, which in reality are the worst things you could ever say. “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” This would appear [...]

How the Two Brain Hemispheres Determine Who You Are

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:44+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

One of the striking facts of nature is the duality of all things in it that are often manifested as one balanced whole. This “whole” consists of opposite characteristics that, in all cases, form a perfect unity. The driver of our natural function, the source of our thoughts, our brain is made of two very [...]

The Monty Hall Problem: How to Unlock the Doors of Destiny

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:05+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever heard of the Monty Hall Problem? Let's explore this puzzling brain teaser and its solutions, as well as the insight into our lives it offers. I can sleep at night again, now that I have resolved one of life’s most perplexing mysteries. All is well with the universe once more. What is [...]

Here Is Why IQ Is a Myth

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:15+00:00 December 26th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all been led to believe our intelligence can be tested by one single figure: our IQ. However, this isn’t necessarily true as there are many different types of intelligence and our actual smarts can’t be represented by one number – but three. In a recent study carried out on thousands of participants, 12 different [...]

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