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Brain and Mind News Roundup - October 30, 2015 - It's time to do a round-up of some of the latest brain and mind-related news. Did you know you can treat Alzheimer's disease with show tunes? Oh, and you probably have brain parasites from your cat. Those are just two of the items you'll find in the short reports that follow. You'll also see how smart some of your favorite celebrities are, and why women may have a disadvantage in the workplace even when their work is equal to their male... Continue reading here...

NLP - September 7, 2014 - Neuro-linguistic programming is not as popular as it used to be, but that doesn't mean it has been invalidated. It's still worth looking at if you want to change your thinking and your life. The following is my own understanding of NLP, and an attempt to condense its most valuable insights and techniques into a few dozen paragraphs... Continue reading here...

Effects of Wealth on Psychology and Other News - July 27, 2014 - There are always a few interesting stories and research results that readers forward to me, and the last few weeks have been no exception. We start this latest collection with... Continue reading here...

Developing the Art of Thinking - July, 2014 - It might seem that powerful thinking should simply be logical, and nothing more. The ideal thinker... Continue reading here...

Laugh - Laughter releases endorphins and lowers stress levels, which is good for your brain. It's easier to concentrate when you are not stressed out. Humor also tends to leave you more open to new ideas and perspectives. Perhaps it's not a coincidence that Albert Einstein and other intelligent people have been known to have a good sense of humor. can brush up your academic paper writing skills. Awesome free educational website!

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Calorie Restriction for a Healthy Brain - Many studies have demonstrated that a calorie-restricted diet leads to a longer life by decreasing the risk of heart disease, cancer, and stroke from obesity. The latest research shows that calorie restriction also helps increase the production of nerve growth factors, which are helpful to your brain.

Brain Nutrition

Brain Foods - Those to use and those to avoid.

Brain Pills Test - Some self-experimentation.

Does Ginkgo Biloba Work - The evidence and our reporting criteria.

DHA and Folic Acid for Brain Power - Some notes and evidence.

Creatine for Boosting Brainpower - The research and the dosage.

Mind Power

How to Think Creatively and Deeply - A half-dozen or more techniques.

A Few More Mind Tricks - Influence others and your own mind.

Applying What We Learn - Here's how to make it a habit.

The Metaphorical Life - An excerpt from Sky Child.

Guided Meditation - This is how to make your own.

How to Use New Perspectives - Think more creatively!

Challenge Your Assumptions - A powerful technique for creative thinking.

What is Radical Thinking? - How to think more deeply and creatively.

Your Quick Thinking Subconscious Mind - The good and the bad.

Subconscious Influence - A look at some recent research.

Subliminal Techniques - A short explanation and a few you can try today.

Self-Observation - Why it matters to mind power and in life.

Intelligence Quotient

How to Increase IQ - Some basic steps for increasing your intelligence.

Increase Your IQ? - Is it really that important?

Average IQ by Country - Should it even be measured in this way?

Above Average IQ Score - A how-to guide.

Improve IQ - A list of 17 ways to boost that score.

IQ Scale - A bit of history and an explanation.

Neurobics - What these exercises are and how they help.


Benefits of Meditation - There are more than you think.

Best Meditation CD? - Our experience with several different products.

Best Meditation Music? - The science says...

Mental Training

Brain Exercises - A few simple ones to do today.

Memory Tricks and Techniques - Several easy-to-learn ones.

Brain Training Exercises - The research shows limited effects, but...

Your Working Memory - What it is and how to improve it.

Effective Learning Using Imagination - A few methods that work.

Neurobic Exercises - Some good ones.

Mental Math - How to add, subtract, multiply and divide in your head.

Mental Exercise - What does mental exercise do for your brain?

Creativity | Problem Solving

Sleep for Creative Solutions - Research on using sleep for a creative boost.

Everyday Creativity - Three ways to think more creatively.

Notes on Creative Insight - What gets in the way of that flash of inspiration?

Unlock Your Creativity - Numerous techniques are explored.

A Creativity Test - What should be on it?

Thinking Outside the Box - How to do it.

Lateral Thinking Examples - Realistic scenarios to test your skills.


Memory Exercises - A few simple ones you can try right now.

Easiest Memory System? - This just might fit the description.

Riddles and Puzzles

Riddles and Puzzles - The master index for all pages of puzzles and such.

Hard Riddles - Some of the tough ones...

Six Short Funny Riddles - A smile and a mental workout.

How to Find Riddle Answers - Basic techniques.

Difficult Riddles - Another collection of tough ones.

More Word Association Riddles - And an explanation...

Research News

Effects of Wealth on Psychology and Other News - Including a look at the effects of young blood on old brains.

Sleep Learning? - Yes there is a way (or two).

The Latest Brain and Mind News - Controlling brains at a distance and more.

Human Intelligence - Some science in the news along with commentary.

Animal Intelligence - Is it like that of humans?

Nuanced Thinking - The gender differences.

Physical Exercise and the Brain - The research has a few surprises...

Brain Reports Roundup - Latest articles and research.

Brain-Related Research - Spiritual brain damage and more...

Brainpower News and Info - A collection of short reports.

Gender-Based Brain Differences - Which are innate; which from culture?

What Are Transcendent Experiences? - Research and speculation.

Increase Your Intelligence - The research and some tips.

Latest Creativity Research - Is anger good for creativity?

Body and Mind Research - Some recent experiments are reported.

Other Pages

NLP - A look at what it is and how to use it.

Using Sub-Modalities - A technique for curing a phobia.

How to Model Success - An NLP technique.

Psychological Manipulation Using Cognitive Dissonance - Recognizing the techniques.

Mental Energy - This technique will boost it.

Brainpower Tips - Including a few for immediate results.

Age-Related Cognitive Decline - See how you can slow it down.

A New Consciousness - Can it be achieved this week?

The Effects of Words - Fascinating research and speculation.

Experimenting on Yourself - Safely, of course; some ideas.

Chess and Life - And how we think...

How Smart Are You - Be careful how you answer this question...

Too Smart for Your Own Good? - Find out how to solve this problem.

Famous High School Dropouts - Wait till you see who is on this list.

Philosophical Quotes - Chosen for their ability to stimulate serious thought.

Thought Provoking Questions - From science to morality and creativity.

Fear and the Brain - Thinking stops--but you can learn to change that.

Mindfulness Exercises - Clear mind = effective thinking.

What is Humor? - Some theories and their flaws.

Increase Your Brain Power - Using simple low-cost tools.

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