Category: Wisdom

  • Great mathematicians with confidence. Wise men, with no confidence…

    Great mathematicians with confidence. Wise men, with no confidence…

    Being good at math relates to better financial and medical outcomes – unless you don’t have confidence in your own abilities with numbers, a research suggests. In two studies, researchers found that the key to success in personal finances and dealing with a complex disease was a match between a person’s math abilities and how […]

  • Creative… Dull… Wise…

    Creative… Dull… Wise…

    A new study finds that creative experts may be better at imagining the future. (1) Look at the empty sky. There is nothing to predict. Except of the things we create. Look at the calm sea. There is nothing to remember. Except of the things you destroy. Look inside your self. Only dull people can […]

  • Reverse evolution

    Reverse evolution

    The study of evolution is revealing new complexities, showing how the traits most beneficial to the fitness of individual plants and animals are not always the ones we see in nature. Instead, new research by behavioral scientists shows that in certain cases evolution works in the opposite direction, reversing individual improvements to benefit related members […]

  • Control. Life. Death.

    Control. Life. Death.

    A recent study found out that older adults feel younger when they feel that they have more control over their daily lives, regardless of stress or health concerns. However, stress and health – not a sense of control – play a significant role in how old younger adults feel. (1) Old people try to control […]

  • Stop listening to the music…

    Stop listening to the music…

    How listening to music ‘significantly impairs’ creativity: The popular view that music enhances creativity has been challenged by researchers who say it has the oppositeeffect. Psychologists investigated the impact of background music on performance by presenting people with verbal insight problems that are believed to tap creativity. They found that background music ‘significantly impaired’ people’s […]