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A Psychologist Reveals How Your Mind Tricks You Every Day

I was once asked if I liked what I wrote. I said I have different phases, I like my writing in some phases and don’t like my writing in some phases. Huh? Let me explain. I’m working on this children’s book, a series of short stories for children. In the beginning, as I was writing the first few stories, I was mentally rehearsing my Booker Award Speech, and I was all like, “Wow, this is going to be SO great!”…

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Can You Increase Your IQ? A Neuroscientist Explains

Intelligence, most of us would agree is an extremely abstract concept that individuals possess. Defining intelligence, in itself is a huge task that most academicians have attempted to succeed in. It can be thought of as the ability of a person to learn, adapt and solve new problems, adapt to environments and situations. Having complex sub-components such as cognitive processes; quantifying intelligence is surely not an easy task. However, psychologists have attempted at developing measures for intelligence. The first version…

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A Toast To Materialism

The emotions surrounding Christmas, personally, have always brought forth feelings of angst. The pressure and conflict is often dreadful. The holidays, for as long as I can remember, have always felt like a pressure cooker of expectations. At any time things could go awry, as they usually did, and Christmas would be ruined once again. I don’t know about you, but my most sane memories of Christmas took place in the absence of my family members growing up. The expectations…

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