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How to Think Creatively and Deeply - April 6,
2014 - The topic of creative thinking is a perennial favorite
of the visitors to this website. It is one of my own favorites
as well. Add to this the deeper aspects of thinking and we arrive
at the first entry in this tutorial on how to think more creatively...
To have deeply creative ideas, you have to get at the roots of
things. One way to do this is to think like a child. Have you
ever seen a child ask a question, and then follow every answer
with another question? It might start with... Continue
Psychological Manipulation Using Cognitive Dissonance
- March 23, 2014 - We all try to be consistent with what we think
we should be, and what we believe or say. When faced with possible
inconsistency, we experience what psychologists call "cognitive
dissonance," which is the stress resulting from holding
Human Intelligence: News and Commentary - March
16, 2014 - I like to poke around the internet to see what mind-related
research has been done recently. Here are a few items I found.
I offer my own thoughts and opinions at the end of each short
report. Feel free to send me your angry emails for my reporting
Alter the Environment - We go through life largely
on automatic, responding in habitual ways to familiar cues around
us. To break out of this "sleep walking life" and have
new creative ideas, it can help to get away from our familiar
surroundings. Go up on roof to write that story, or sit by a
stream with a notepad to formulate new business plans. Change
your environment to refresh your thinking.
Proper Posture - Your posture affects your thinking
process, which you can prove to yourself. First try doing math
in your head while slouching in your chair, looking at the floor
and letting your mouth hang open wide. Afterwards, try mental
math while sitting up straight, keeping your mouth closed and
looking forward or slightly up. You'll see that it's easier to
think this way. So when you need to concentrate, close your mouth
and sit up straight.
Brain Foods - Those to use and
those to avoid.
Brain Pills Test - Some self-experimentation.
Ginkgo Biloba Work - The evidence and our reporting criteria.
DHA and Folic Acid for Brain
Power - Some notes and evidence.
for Boosting Brainpower - The research and the dosage.
to Think Creatively and Deeply - A half-dozen or more techniques.
Few More Mind Tricks - Influence others and your own mind.
What We Learn - Here's how to make it a habit.
Metaphorical Life - An excerpt from Sky Child.
Meditation - This is how to make your own.
to Use New Perspectives - Think more creatively!
Your Assumptions - A powerful technique for creative thinking.
is Radical Thinking? - How to think more deeply and creatively.
Your Quick Thinking Subconscious
Mind - The good and the bad.
- A look at some recent research.
- A short explanation and a few you can try today.
Self-Observation - Why
it matters to mind power and in life.
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
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...
Brain Exercises - A few
simple ones to do today.
Tricks and Techniques - Several easy-to-learn ones.
Brain Training Exercises
- The research shows limited effects, but...
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
for Creative Solutions - Research on using sleep for a creative
- 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.
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.
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.
Word Association Riddles - And an explanation...
Intelligence - Some science in the news along with commentary.
Intelligence - Is it like that of humans?
Thinking - The gender differences.
Exercise and the Brain - The research has a few surprises...
Reports Roundup - Latest articles and research.
Research - Spiritual brain damage and more...
News and Info - A collection of short reports.
Brain Differences - Which are innate; which from culture?
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.
Manipulation Using Cognitive Dissonance - Recognizing the
Energy - This technique will boost it.
Tips - Including a few for immediate results.
Cognitive Decline - See how you can slow it down.
New Consciousness - Can it be achieved this week?
Effects of Words - Fascinating research and speculation.
on Yourself - Safely, of course; some ideas.
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.
- Chosen for their ability to stimulate serious thought.
Questions - From science to morality and creativity.
Fear and the Brain -
Thinking stops--but you can learn to change that.
- Clear mind = effective thinking.
What is Humor? - Some theories
and their flaws.
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Power - Using simple low-cost tools.
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