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5 Signs You're Much Smarter Than Average

Intelligence, or IQ, isn't what you know, but rather the pace at which you acquire new information. While IQ is far from being the only thing that determines success in life, a high IQ still isn't a bad thing to have. In fact, I don't know anyone who wouldn't mind having one.<p><i>"The difference between</i> …

Three Strategies for Teaching Children Self-Control - Expert Tips & Advice . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Change the Situation</b><br>The simplest and often most effective strategy for self-control involves changing the situation to reduce temptation. This is a …

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

Try these 9 Types of Mnemonics to Improve Your Memory

Memory Tip #1- Keyword Mnemonics<p>Interested in becoming more efficient and effective in learning and recalling information? Whether you're in …

If You Think Building Habits Can Help You Reach Goals, This Will Change Your Mind

Usually when we want to achieve something, we try hard to build some habits, as we’re told that habits are the fundamentals of success. However, if …

Difficult Decisions Boost Activity in Brain's Insular Cortex

Researchers can tell how much you are struggling with a task or decision based on sensory input by looking at the activity of your brain’s insular …

Neurology

Science-Based Secrets for Reading Other People's Minds

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>Imagine you're really excited about a new idea for a …

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

Rational and Irrational Thought: The Thinking That IQ Tests Miss

No doubt you know several folks with perfectly respectable IQs who repeatedly make poor decisions. The behavior of such people tells us that we are …

Why the Internet isn't making us smarter – and how to fight back

In the hours since I first sat down to write this piece, my laptop tells me the National Basketball Association has had to deny that it threatened to …

Internet

Why Mistakes Are Often Repeated

Several recent studies show how the brain fails to learn from past experience, dooming us to relive our errors.<p>If there’s anything that stings more than wasting good money on a subpar outing, it’s doing so repeatedly—but still, the depths of TripAdvisor teem with accounts of mistakes that were made …

The Brain

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas<p>It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a …

Mental Health