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Researchers Studied Highly Gifted Kids for 45 Years—Here's What They Found

Intelligence matters, according to a massive longitudinal study that looked at gifted kids over the course of their lifetimes.<p>Researchers have been tracking the minds and careers of over 5,000 gifted kids for 45 years. And what they learned was in some ways anticipated, and in others, totally …

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

How to spend the first 30 minutes of your morning so you can be more productive all day

One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're always doing, doing, doing, and searching for new and novel ways to do more.<p>The truth is, your desire to do more and get more done will lead you not toward greater productivity, but toward burnout, if you don't take time each day to check in …

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science | Inc.com

Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live happy lives?<p>Success and happiness: <i>That's</i> the combination we all hope to achieve. But the …

Self-improvement

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

3 self-made billionaires share the books that helped get them there

If you're looking for something to read this weekend, consider recommendations from some of the world's wealthiest, most successful …

Bill Gates

Genius Hour in Elementary School

My first year of Genius Hour in my fifth-grade classroom was a huge success. I gave students one hour each week to study any subject of their …

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.

Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter.

The way most students study makes no sense.<p>That's the conclusion of Washington University in St. Louis psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel — who've spent a combined 80 years studying learning and memory, and recently distilled their findings with novelist Peter Brown in the book <i>Make It</i> …

Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop

Walk into a college lecture these days and you'll see legions of students sitting behind glowing screens, pecking away at keyboards.<p>Presumably, they're using the computers to take notes, so they better remember the course material. But new research shows that if learning is their goal, using a …

8 Ways To Make Your Child Smarter

Scientists claim we are now far smarter than our Grandparents! Great news... but can we ensure our children are getting smarter? Discover how here.

5 hobbies that can make you smarter

Sure, studying encyclopedias and sitting in lectures all day will probably make you smarter — but those activities aren't all that thrilling to most people.<p>Luckily, there are plenty of more exciting hobbies out there that can help expand your cognitive abilities.<p>PROEssayWrtier.net put together the …

Quirky productivity hacks that will keep you organized this year

Alright folks, strap yourselves in. Once the holiday rush is over, it’s time to set some resolutions for the new year. And while there are the usual …

Productivity

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Concentrate: How to Tame a Wandering Mind

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge black chair with jointed metal arms that stand between me and the door. I feel faintly ridiculous wearing a tight …

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …