How to be smarter: 10 Tips confirmed by science

Jennifer Delgado Intelligence is not a monolithic capacity but varies over the years. In fact, when we are young we have a smoother intelligence and with the passing of the years, in adulthood and old age, we develop a crystallized intelligence, which is fundamentally based on the experience that we have accumulated and the educationContinue reading “How to be smarter: 10 Tips confirmed by science”

10 Days Without Exercise Can Reduce Blood Flow in Brain

-Traci Pedersen We know that when highly active people stop exercising for one or two weeks, their cardiovascular endurance begins to diminish. But what effect, if any, does an exercise break have on the brain? This was the focus of a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. UsingContinue reading “10 Days Without Exercise Can Reduce Blood Flow in Brain”

Childhood Insecurity Can Impair Adult Emotional Regulation

-Rick Nauert, PhD New research suggests early childhood experiences can influence the way individuals manage stressful situations in adulthood. For example, imagine two candidates at a high stakes job interview. One of them handles the pressure with ease and sails through the interview. The other candidate, however, feels very nervous and under-performs. Experts explain thatContinue reading “Childhood Insecurity Can Impair Adult Emotional Regulation”

Emotionally Available Parents May Be A Game-Changer for Kids’ Future Success

-Traci Pedersen Children with emotionally available parents tend to have a much stronger chance of future success even when they face other obstacles such as poor socioeconomic status, according to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. The findings show that children who experience a healthy attachment and high-quality emotional bondContinue reading “Emotionally Available Parents May Be A Game-Changer for Kids’ Future Success”

Why Some People Can’t Change

-Jonice Webb, PhD There’s no such thing as standing still in life. If you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. It’s baffling how some people seem to identify a problem in their lives, decide they want to change themselves, and start changing; whereas others don’t seem to be able to take steps forward like that.Continue reading “Why Some People Can’t Change”

Who affirms himself escapes criticism

-Jennifer Delgado For many people criticize is like breathing, they can not imagine a life without criticism. But be criticized, becoming the target, is different because it causes a lot of suffering. Inadequate criticism, made at an inappropriate time, can leave deep emotional wounds. In fact, if we look in our memory, it won’t beContinue reading “Who affirms himself escapes criticism”

Why we constantly think: “What if …?”

-Jennifer Delgado What would have happened if I woke up before and didn’t miss the bus? What would have happened if I’d had the courage to talk to that very interesting person that I met? What would have happened if I had not broken up with my partner? And if I’d said to my bossContinue reading “Why we constantly think: “What if …?””

Why men are afraid of smart women?

-Jennifer Delgado If you ask any heterosexual man if he’s attracted by an intelligent woman, there are great possibilities that will say yes. If we ask him if he could maintain a relationship with someone smarter than him, probably he will always respond affirmatively. In fact, researchers at the University of Buffalo have confirmed thatContinue reading “Why men are afraid of smart women?”

Were You a Needy Child? There is No Such Thing

-Jonice Webb, PhD My mother has complained about my behavior as a child for YEARS. When I was little, she says I “always wanted to be held,” and was “so dramatic” as a teen, acting out to get attention. I was nearly held back in Kindergarten for lack of social skills; I hadn’t been aroundContinue reading “Were You a Needy Child? There is No Such Thing”

What It Means When You Have a Bad Dream About Your Partner

Accurate or not, nightmares about your partner can be bad for your relationship. Michelle Carr Almost all dreams contain social situations, and most of these dreamed interactions involve friends, family, and frequently, our romantic partners. Some dream researchers believe that dreaming of a friend or partner acts as a simulation of a real-life relationship, andContinue reading “What It Means When You Have a Bad Dream About Your Partner”