6 Simple Tricks To Boost Your Intelligence
So you’ll never be an Einstein, Ali or Mozart. Try these practical tips to improve your brain power-in all its forms.
1. Linguistic Skills
Brain location: Left hemisphere (reverse in left-handers)
What they do: Elevate language to an art form
Who uses them: Poets, writers, public speakers
How to improve: Read, do word games and vocabulary tests.
2. Logical-mathematical Skills
Brain location: Frontal and parietal lobes
What they do: Gathering and consolidating information quickly
Who uses them: Scientists, engineers, statisticians
How to improve: Compute sums in your head instead of using a calculator.
4. Interpersonal Skills
Brain location: Frontal lobes
What they do: Accurately reading the character, emotions and desires of others
Who uses them: Salespeople, teachers, managers
How to improve: Study reactions to your words, body language and voice.
5. Musical Skills
Brain location: Right hemisphere (reverse in left-handers)
What they do: Appreciating tempo, pitch, melody and rhythm
Who uses them: Composers and musicians
How to improve: Listen to types of music unfamiliar to you.
6. Physical Skills
Brain location: Motor cortex
What they do: Coordinating movement into acts of grace, endurance and skill
Who uses them: Athletes, gymnasts, dancers
How to improve: Exercise, join a sports team, play charades.