Hi Pretty Plonkers. Oh I know, its been a while since I've posted. I've been soopa busy....no fekkin excuse though...
Wanna increase your IQ?
Should you want to increase your IQ score on these scales, take a look at the following nine useful guidelines…
aside, education, in particular formal scientific study such as
mathematics and physics, is a big factor contributing to your IQ.
Sciences increase your understanding of the world, which in turn
improves comprehension, vocabulary, spatial and mathematical abilities,
Watch and observe things carefully, and with concentration, to open your mind to new ideas, human behaviour, beauty, etc.
2. Do logic and lateral thinking puzzles
and lateral thinking puzzles such as cryptic crosswords, chess and
Sudoku help your brain think outside the box and solve problems in
different ways. Try puzzles that involve memory, speed, or vocabulary.
Turn off the TV and put your mind to work instead!
3. Listen to classical music
Mozart effect suggests that, by listening to classical music, a
short-term improvement is induced on the performance of certain tasks.
Gradually, this may have a somewhat long-term effect.
order to store information into the long-term memory, and to help keep
your brain and concentration in peak condition, you need to get enough
sleep – around eight hours. It is a proven fact that sleeping longer
stores more information into the long-term memory.
enhances the mind's ability to comprehend, as well as encourages you to
think critically. Reading different genres is important. This might
include well-researched articles, newspapers, current events magazines,
and multi-content periodicals (such as the New Yorker). Make sure the
material corresponds to your reading level.
Whilst reading, look up unfamiliar words in your dictionary, and try to remember the definition.
whenever possible. Send a note instead of an email, or write a draft of
a paper (or an outline). It will increase visual and kinaesthetic
writing with your non-dominant hand. There is a theory that writing
with your non-dominant hand can lead to stimulation of the side of the
brain opposite to that hand. Writing with your non-dominant hand can, in
fact, lead to stimulation of the side of the brain that is opposite to
that hand. Bear in mind that this is only a theory.
has been shown to improve blood flow to the brain, patience,
concentration, and memory. Try different meditation techniques to find
one that suits and benefits you.
need to keep your body fit in order to keep your brain in peak
condition. Studies show that breath correlates to attention span. Try
swimming, running, or any other aerobic exercise. Get your heart racing
and work up a sweat for at least 30 minutes a day.
9. Eat healthily.
a wholefood diet. Avoid processed and fast foods. Eat ‘brain foods’
such as whole grains, oily fish or flax, red or blue berries, nuts
especially walnuts, cocoa, etc.