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4 Child Development Stages According to Jean Piaget’s Theory

By |2018-11-14T14:45:08+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The best way to understand child development stages would be through the Piaget's theory. It was created by Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development stages. He is known as "the great pioneer of the constructivist theory of knowing". Along with Piaget's theory on children’s cognitive development, we shall look [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]

How the Signs of Depression Show in Your Speech and Word Choice

By |2018-09-18T22:42:53+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

The physical signs of depression can be painfully obvious, but do they show up in your speech and choice of words? Did you know that suicide is the second highest cause of death among 10 to 24 year-olds in the US in 2016? This shocking statistic alone shows how important it is to recognise the [...]

The Science of Color Perception: 3 Things That Influence the Way We See Colors

By |2018-09-16T16:03:39+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is there such a thing as color perception? Surely, we all see colors in the same way? I mean, the mechanics of our eyes are the same, and the way our brains process color is the same. So, unless there is a physical reason for us to process color differently, color perception should be universal [...]

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 [...]

10 Shakespearean Insults to Use Instead of Modern Swear Words

By |2018-09-06T00:01:32+00:00June 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

You may think that reading Shakespeare is high brow, but these Shakespearean insults will change your mind. Turns out Shakespeare was pretty badass. We have a huge amount to thank Shakespeare for; his beautiful poetic lines, his tragic masterpieces, the words and phrases we use every day. But you might not know that we owe [...]

7 William Shakespeare Quotes That Are Still Relevant in Today’s Society

By |2018-09-06T00:26:39+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shakespeare was born 450 years ago, but many of his works are still relevant today. In fact, we use the words he coined and the phrases he invented all the time. So what makes his works so relevant, and what can we learn from William Shakespeare quotes to this day? One thing that makes Shakespeare's [...]