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Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Scent Of Coffee Alone Can Help Improve Test Performance, Boosts Mental Alertness - Study Finds

A new study shows that simply the smell of a cup of coffee can boost your academic performance by helping you score better on tests.

Psychology | Personality

The Key To Success Could Be Your Attitude – Not Your Intelligence | Thrive Global

According to new research from Stanford University, it may be time to change your mindset.

Politics | Politics

Intellectual Giant Charles Krauthammer dies at the age of 68

Longtime Fox News commentator said in early June that he had "only a few weeks left to live" after a battle with cancer.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Surprising Sign Of High Intelligence And Self-Control - PsyBlog

It has been linked to wise reasoning, dealing more effectively with stressful situations and feeling more confident.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

7 Habits That Make People Seem Less Intelligent – HealthyWay

It's surprisingly easy to do things that make you look unintelligent in public. Here's a list of the most common mistakes...and how to avoid them.

Health & Fitness | Health News

DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one - MIT Technology Review

Scientists have linked hundreds of genes to intelligence. One psychologist says it’s time to test school kids.

Science & Technology | Technology

Five Reasons Why My Daughters Will Learn to Code – Scratch Foundation Blog – Medium

As a parent, you often find yourself bombarded with well-intended, but ever-conflicting advice. My husband and I are blessed with four children in a “yours, mine, and ours” blended family. As with…

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Gifted Students at High Risk for ADHD Misdiagnosis

Critics must combat ADHD and Common Core with demands for intellectual rigor as well as recess.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Take Notes You Will Remember - PsyBlog

Laptop versus hand-written notes: what the difference reveals about memory.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Increase Attention With Oldest Technique of All (Forget Brain Training)

While 'brain training' games have become popular, there is a better way to increase attention, new research suggests.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

People with high emotional intelligence tend to do better at work. So what habits do they have that set them apart?

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Raise a Genius: Lessons from a 45-Year Study of Supersmart Children

A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the 21st century

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

A Daily Chore That Increases Mental Stimulation & Decrease Anxiety

Tweet Share 0 Pocket Pinterest 0 LinkedIn 0 Email When done properly, the chore decreased nervousness by 27% and increased mental inspiration by 25%. Mindful dishwashing can decrease stress and calm the mind, a new study finds. People in the

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends | Broadly

According to a new study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Smarter, Stronger, Better Than Yesterday - The Beliefs That Will Make the Difference (And science has proven it.)

One of the most remarkable and oh-so-good-to-be-human findings in the last decade or so is that we can change our brain. Mindset - what we believe - is key.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

9 Scientifically Proven Ways to Get the Most Out of Study Time

For anyone in the thick of study, or about to be, science has been working hard and has found ways to help you get the most out of your study time, all backed by hefty research. Here’s how to study smarter, supercharge your learning and store the in

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

We Finally Know Why Birds Are So Freakishly Smart

Birds are capable of extraordinary behavioral feats, from solving complex puzzles to tool making. There may be good reason for that. A new study shows that, pound for pound, birds pack more neurons into their small brains than mammals, including primates.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Seeing the benefits of failure shapes kids' beliefs about intelligence

Parents' beliefs about whether failure is a good or a bad thing guide how their children think about their own intelligence, according to new research. The research indicates that it's parents' responses to failure, and not their beliefs about intelligenc

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Young Mice, Like Children, Can Grow Up Too Fast

We often act as if children should grow up as quickly as possible, says Alison Gopnik. But a full childhood is necessary, new research about young mice shows.

Science & Technology | Technology

New Ways to Teach Young Children to Code

Many parents want their children to learn to code. Increasingly, even those parents who don’t know computer programming are using games and apps to teach basic skills.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number can be representative of our entire mind.

Politics | Politics

Sharyl Attkisson: Obama Will Not Read Intelligence on U.S.-Recognized Terrorist Groups

Several times in the past, we've heard President Barack Obama, and occasionally his press secretary, tell America that the nation's commander-in-chief learned about certain events the same way many of the rest of us did: by seeing them on TV or

Health & Fitness | Health News

Embodied Intelligence | A Psychologist Discusses the Body’s Wisdom

Despite one-time taboos against touch within her field of psychotherapy, Aline LaPierre explores our body’s incredible ability to heal trauma.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How To Become A Genius

Whether you'd like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there's a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Thinking Hard Might Be Contagious, a New Study Finds | Mental Floss

A new study finds that sitting next to someone who’s concentrating hard can improve your own concentration.

News | Interesting Links

The Secret to Better Learning That Most People Don't Know

Despite multiple studies showing the benefits, many people don’t know this learning trick. Mixing up your learning can lead to massive gains, a new study of academic performance reveals. For years now ‘interleaving’ has been a secret largely confine

Health & Fitness | Health

50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger - Telegraph

The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown

Politics | Politics

Intelligence officials: Hillary's private server contained information from 5 US spy agencies

Classified emails that were stored on the private email server of former Secretary of State...

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How to be Über-Successful in Your Love Life & in Your Career

As the Communication Success blog celebrates surpassing 1 million views, below are the top 10 most read, Facebook-liked, and retweeted articles from its first year. May these resources help you become ultra-successful in your love life, in your career, an

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Secret To Learning is Reverse of Conventional Wisdom

Neuroscientists find that the key to learning fast and efficiently may be the opposite of conventional wisdom.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

It's Time to Listen: Launching an Emotion Revolution in Our Nation's High Schools - Independent Ideas Blog

The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including more than 1,500 independent private K-12

News | Interesting Stories

The Difference Between Being Really Smart ... And Being A Genius

Most people tend to think of high IQ and genius as virtually the same, but they’re far from it.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Overexcitability and the Gifted « SENG

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

Caffeine increases the speed of brain activity and nicotine enhances short-term working memory

News | The News

Are we becoming more STUPID? IQ scores are decreasing | Mail Online

Evidence suggests the IQs of people in the UK, Denmark and Australia have declined by 1.5 points since 1998.