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Artist with Alzheimer’s Drew His Own Face for 5 Years

By |2020-06-10T13:01:37+03:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

For years, an artist with Alzheimer’s disease created self-portraits. His unique yet gradually distorted view of himself is interesting. The American artist Willian Utermohlen, who was based in the UK, did a brave and outstanding thing. Instead of giving up and doing nothing, when diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, he decided to continue his artwork. In [...]

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

By |2020-06-01T23:40:47+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, [...]

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5 Benefits of Handwriting Compared to Typing, According to Science

By |2020-07-08T22:50:54+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 [...]

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Ebooks vs Printed Books: Which Are Better for Your Brain, According to Science?

By |2020-06-01T23:52:43+03:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Book enthusiasts have long defended the benefits of the printed word over ebooks. Yet, the arguments are frequently centered on the look and feel of a book. In a world where much of our lives are conducted on a screen, the arguments for the benefits of a printed book over an ebook are increasingly focusing [...]

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How to Think Faster: 5 Scientific Ways to Train Your Brain

By |2020-06-02T00:01:23+03:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all been in the situation where the snappy comeback comes when it’s too late. However, if we use some simple scientific techniques, we can soon learn how to think faster. Thinking faster can make people think you’re smarter, help you understand new information sooner, and even be the ticket to a promotion at work. [...]

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Why Is Logical-Mathematical Intelligence Important and How to Improve It?

By |2020-06-02T00:10:50+03:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you enjoy brain teasers? Do you find yourself thinking more rationally than emotionally? Are you fond of science? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you probably have a high level of logical-mathematical intelligence. What is this type of intelligence, and why do people prize it so highly? We answer these [...]

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4 Most Interesting Memory Theories That Explain How Our Brain Works

By |2020-06-02T01:11:51+03:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Memory has long been a concept too difficult to describe by even the smartest scholars. We have become more knowledgeable over time. However, we still do not know enough about the complexities of the human mind when it comes to theories about memory. Theories That Explain Memory Encoding, Storing and Forgetting “Without memory, there is [...]

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5 Unique Traits of People with Asperger’s That Look Like Superpowers

By |2020-06-02T01:12:14+03:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

People with Asperger’s aren’t inflicted with all negative traits. Some Asperger’s traits can seem amazing. In case you’re not familiar with Asperger’s syndrome, it’s considered a high-functioning form of autism. And when people, who aren’t well-educated on these syndromes, learn that Asperger’s is a form of autism, it doesn't bring to mind advanced intelligence or [...]