Why Fun Improves Learning: Mood, Senses, Neurons, Arousal, Cognition

Why does having fun make learning better?

There is ample anecdotal evidence that shows listening to a fun lecture or lesson is great for learning. It’s intuitive. Having fun & interactive learning sessions does improve learning on the whole and engender a positive attitude toward learning. It’s one of the reasons why MOOCs are popular. But why does this happen? Why does …

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How to be smarter: 50+ actionable tips to have a sharp mind and increase intelligence

These are 50 actionable activities YOU can do to become smarter, keep your mind young and active, and gain experience-based intelligence. Have you ever wondered – what are some healthy activities I can do for my mind, body, and soul (?)? Look no further. Here are 50+ answers. 1. Accept that you do not know …

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How to improve your critical thinking skills and change your thinking patterns

How to change thinking patterns and improve thinking skills

People often want to learn how to expand their thinking abilities or change their thinking patterns. In fact, they want to think better and improve critical thinking. How do we go about that? In this post, I’ve outlined actionable tips to improve and refine your critical thinking skills. With these tips and recommendations, you can …

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4 cognitive biases you should be aware of

Cognitive biases, confirmation bias, anchoring effect, gambler's fallacy

These cognitive biases could be spoiling your decisions with incorrect perception. Understanding cognitive biases and overcoming them lie at the heart of negotiations, risk-taking, investments, audience building, developing relationships, choosing a moral side, debating, increasing sales, proving a point, etc. This is an endless list. Basically, anything that needs attention, observation, decision making, and perspective, …

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8 powerful ways to overcome thinking errors and cognitive biases

overcoming cognitive biases

There are cognitive biases and thinking errors. Our brains have evolved to have tendencies that, sometimes, and unfortunately, lead to errors. Our perception is compromised, our decisions are based on wrong information, our reactions are based on wrong information. So often. These could be errors in how the brain absorbs information- interpreting conversations, reading articles, understanding …

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What you need to know about success stories – survivorship bias

Understanding the survivorship bias

They are useless.    Well, not entirely. Let us see why.  The survivorship bias – you need success stories and failure stories. The survivorship bias is a thinking error that leads to false conclusions. With this article, you will be able to answer the following question. Question: Why do People who wear helmets on the road …

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