Shelley Maynard

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Stereotype or reality: Researchers find a link between geniuses and mental illness

A team of US researchers surveyed 3,715 members of American Mensa with an IQ higher than 130. An "average IQ score" or "normal IQ score" is said to …

What it means to be a 'caretaker' in romantic relationships — and why it could be a problem

There's no end of different qualities that people find alluring about each other, but some particular types of people are attracted to each other like moths to flames.<p>If you have very high levels of empathy for others, you might be at risk of attracting somebody toxic.<p>According to therapist …

Talking to a Philosopher About ‘The Good Place’

<i>The Good Place</i> is so enjoyable as a sitcom that it’s easy to forget its thorny, highly complicated premise: the question of how to be a good person. …

TV

9 Simple Habits That Will Make You a Better Thinker

Studies at the University of East London and the University of Westminster in the UK showed that without water, our brains react up to 14% slower.<p><i>What can I do to become smarter? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

East London

How to Take Risks In A System Not Built For It (What Teachers Can Learn From Elon Musk)

While John Spencer and I were developing the LAUNCH Cycle, we came up with a few areas that were likely stumbling blocks in the creative …

Self-improvement

7 Qualities Of People Who Are Chronically Unhappy

I often teach about happiness, and what has become exceedingly clear is there are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered.<p>According …