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There Is More Than One Type Of Intelligence

Written by on July 29, 2018 in Nature, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
There Is More Than One Type Of Intelligence

Our modern-day schooling system was designed to train children into becoming the perfect employee, to sit at a desk perhaps, or follow orders effectively for when they are old enough to enter the workforce. The hours, little time for play, taking instructions from a person with authority and unfortunately, leaving little room for exploring creative abilities.

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Studies Link Social Anxiety To High IQs & Empathetic Abilities

Written by on July 31, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 15 Comments
Studies Link Social Anxiety To High IQs & Empathetic Abilities

A plethora of people who consider themselves to be “conscious” or “spiritual” also report feeling social anxiety and experience things like depression and other mental disorders. But as it turns out, people who suffer from anxiety may also be more intelligent.

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The Dope Who Got a PhD

The Dope Who Got a PhD

Just what are the limits of human intelligence, and is it possible to supercharge our brains? Einstein is often misquoted as saying we only use ten per cent of our brains. Is there any truth to this often-ridiculed idea? My own story suggests that the answer may be more surprising than some sceptics believe. As […]

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The Intertwining of Genius and Insanity

The Intertwining of Genius and Insanity

By Omar Cherif More than two millennia ago Aristotle said no great genius has ever existed without a touch of madness. His teacher, Plato, had discussed madness extensively and divided it into different types; mainly clinical insanity and creative insanity — the divine one which inspires seers and poets. Today, we still hear that genius borders […]

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