Can You Make Yourself Smarter?

Can You Make Yourself Smarter?

 

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Everyone wants to be smarter, but how much of a difference can we really make?

Types of Intelligence 

Crystallized
The information and functional knowledge stored in the brain

Fluid
The ability to learn and think critically

How to Strengthen Your Fluid Intelligence 

Previously thought to be untrainable abilities, information processing and problem solving skills are now believed to be improved by the following exercises:

Memory training
Uses strategic activities to increase activity in the prefrontal cortex and target the brain’s weak memory centers

Working Puzzles
Requires the integrated interpretation of multiple sets of information such as shape, pattern, and orientation

Meditating
Sustaining attention and vigilance improves short-term memory

Learning a new language
Switching between languages ignites the prefrontal cortex, where higher-order functions occur

Napping
Resting for 90 minutes recharges and strengthens power in the hippocampus, thus improving memory and navigational skills

Physical exercise
Stimulates production of BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor), which nurtures the creation of new neurons and synapses

Drinking coffee
Strengthens electrical activity between neurons

Are You Getting Any Smarter?

 

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SOURCES:
earningrx.com/memory-training.htm 
newsweek.com/buff-your-brain-64241 
brainage.nintendo.com/why-concentration-training/ 
news-medical.net/health/Hippocampus-What-is-the-Hippocampus.aspx 
forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/01/10/yes-you-can-make-yourself-smarter/ 
nytimes.com/2012/04/22/magazine/can-you-make-yourself-smarter.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

 
 
 
 
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