Learning a new language alters the very structure of your brain – here is how! Language is one of the great gifts humans possess. It allows us to cooperate and communicate in ways that no other animals on Earth have managed to do. There are thousands of human languages in the world and many humans
Would you believe that cannabis can actually enhance your mental abilities and make you think creative? Former inquiries into the effects of cannabis on the brain showed that cannabis has the potential to disrupt constructive reasoning while affecting efficiency and output. While an older study of Harvard provided outrageous claims about the effects of cannabis,
Men feel threatened by intelligent women, studies find. You are a woman with an endless friends list, and your career has taken off. But something is missing from this otherwise idyllic picture; the right man. The elusive piece may drive you to ask three perennial questions: "Are guys turned off by intelligent women?", "If so,
Why are there many smart people who don't like to exercise? By saying smart, we mean people who like to use their brain more than others. This has nothing to do with the level of IQ because even some of the individuals with a low IQ can have a huge passion for solving intellectual tasks.
Do you want to be smarter? Then begin to adopt these hobbies and habits! Smarts don't grow on trees and to get a bit of extra oomph when it comes to your cognitive abilities, it is important to work on them on an everyday basis. Now, I’m not saying that you can drastically increase your
The power of music provides a number of benefits related to our health. Most of us have heard the expression, “music soothes the savage breast.” What is stated in poetry is sometimes validated by reality. Many people can attest to the power of music to improve their state of mind, release stress, and foster self-expression.
Vegetarians are more likely to have high intelligence and empathy skills, a new study found. Although vegetarianism and veganism are becoming more popular, particularly in health-conscious areas such as LA, there are still a lot of people who have doubts over plant-based diets. However, recent studies  by the National Child Development Study have actually
A study in San Francisco has shown that cat people and dog people have distinctly different personalities. The study found that dog lovers tend to be more lively and outgoing, with more energy and have a tendency to follow the rules very closely. While cat lovers were more introverted, open-minded and were generally more sensitive than dog
A book written in the 70s claimed that plants were sensitive beings that liked classical music and had emotions. This book was called, The Secret Life of Plants. The book contained notes of experiments with music, polygraphs and vegetables. The science in the book has now mostly been discredited, but after reading the book, people