2023 Author: Katelyn Chandter | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-21 13:08
What is human appearance? Nothing. The main thing is the mind. Well, what is the shape of the face or nose, the size of the eyes, the hairstyle? These are all little things. The main thing is the mind, sight, intellect. This is the main thing.
1. Exercise your brains
1.1 Learn to solve the rubik's cube. It's not as hard as it sounds, especially if you learn some of the tricks for rendering the geometry of the cube!
Sudoku is a great puzzle game to help you expand your thinking. Puzzles are kind of simulators for the brain, which, like muscles, can atrophy with insufficient use.
1.2 Engage in drawing, or at least looking at paintings by other artists, this will help you unleash your creativity. A creative person thinks outside the box.
1.3 Learn to count quickly in your head. There are many methods and techniques for oral counting. Math makes the brain work, and you start thinking better and faster.
1.4 Write poetry. Poetry is a great way to express yourself. Coming up with dialogues and situations, characters and descriptions makes the brain work. Poetic language helps build vocabulary. Poetry is an amazing way to express yourself.
2. Develop communication skills
2.1 Simplify. The ability to speak so that no one understands you is not a sign of intelligence. A really smart person can always make complex things simple. Practice explaining difficult concepts to other people. Try to determine how well you do it. If someone did not understand you, then, most likely, the point is not in their ignorance, but in your vague explanations.
2.2 Learn to listen to the opinions of others on controversial issues or things that you are not good at. You don't have to agree with everyone, but remember that you can learn something new from anyone. By asking questions, you can not only revise your views when necessary, but you can also correct mistakes in other people's reasoning. Drop all prejudices. The smarter you are, the more questions you will ask people around you.
2.3 Treat people well. Doing noble in difficult times is a sign of maturity, class, and intelligence. Remember that you can also learn a lot from other people.
3. Educate yourself
3.1 Educate yourself. Remember that this is not about the nonsense that you are stuffed with at school and college, but about a real understanding of the world around you. People are naturally inquisitive, however, for some reason, they cease to be so already in the elementary grades of school. Although, there are exceptions in the form of truly smart people who never cease to be interested in the world around them and try to explain it. This is the secret of "genius".
Try to start learning on your own. You can also learn from your life experiences, this approach is sometimes called “unschooling”.
3.2 Build your vocabulary. Learn a few new words every day using a dictionary or online services. You can determine the level of your vocabulary by special testing. Read the dictionary in order, letter by letter. It will take you several months, but your intelligence will significantly increase during this time.
3. 3 Read more varied books. Do not limit yourself to one genre and read not only fiction, but also popular science, as well as textbooks. Smart people read every day.
3.4 Show interest in the latest news, fun facts, witty and inspiring quotes, good books and films, scientific research, and the latest inventions. Educational TV is a great way to learn. See channels "Science 2.0" or "Culture". People who are interested not only in personal problems and experiences are much more likely to be known as an interesting and intelligent interlocutor.
If you read faster than you speak, then reading books, and better non-linear electronic documents such as wikis, is a much more effective teaching method than watching TV programs aimed at mass audiences rather than intellectuals. Commercial television is a particularly bad choice, as its only job is to get you to stay at the screen and watch ads, rather than follow through, letting you move on.
3.5 Put knowledge into practice. By itself, the accumulation of information in the brain is meaningless, so you need to learn how to apply the knowledge gained in practice. Think about where in real life your knowledge might come in handy. Having come up with a way, hurry up to share it with others!
4. Develop good habits
4.1 Always ask questions. Be curious, explore the world around you, this is what makes us smarter. There is nothing worse than not having answers to the how and why questions! There are always things we don't know about. However, as you develop a healthy habit of asking about things you don't know, you will find yourself getting smarter.
4.2 Set new goals for yourself every week. Before making your list of next tasks, ask yourself what you have accomplished from the previous list. Try to figure out what are the reasons for your failure (if any), and how you can fix the situation.
Work hard to achieve your goals. Without striving for something, your life will obviously become aimless. Reward yourself for every task you complete.
Get organized. You don't have to turn this into an obsession, the main thing is to use your time to the best advantage. Of course, many geniuses were not very organized (remember the common image of the mad scientist), however, if you decided to take the path of developing intelligence, then a common approach to the allocation of your time will be a step in the right direction.
4.3 Take time for education. Educating yourself takes time and effort if you want to get smarter. Don't expect everything to happen overnight. You need to spend a lot of time thinking and studying.
4.4 Constantly study something. There are many sources of information. For example, books, films and the Internet. School is just one of the sources of knowledge, and if you are an excellent student, then you are not necessarily also an intelligent person. With an open mind, you increase your intelligence.
5. Expand your horizons
5.1 Learn a foreign language. Mastering a new language is not only a good mental exercise, but also a way to erase barriers in communication and education. For example, when traveling abroad, you will feel more comfortable learning a few phrases in the local language. Also, studying foreign languages for a long enough time, you will come across the fact that not all words and phrases from other languages have Russian counterparts. So learning a language will be challenging and fun. This requires patience, perseverance and a positive attitude, as it can take quite a long time to achieve a high level of language proficiency.
5.2 Try to travel more. Desirable, not only in their home country, but also abroad. By visiting various places at home and abroad, you can broaden your horizons and learn a lot. You will learn to understand other cultures (how people live in other countries, how they communicate with each other, how they organize their life, etc.). You will also be able to understand how big our planet is and how many interesting things there is on it. You will be amazed to know how many different people and cultures exist in the world. This will help you become smarter and more interesting to those around you.
5.3 Always be open to new knowledge. Don't stop there and don't be limited to just one activity! Learn to leave your comfort zone. This is how you can start your training.
There are different types of intelligence. For example, emotional, creative, logical, technological, social and others.
Remember that there is a big difference between erudition and intelligence. Mind is not the equivalent of vast knowledge. The mind describes the ability to understand a problem and find ways to solve it. Erudition indicates deep and extensive knowledge. Are you a polymath or an intellectual, or both at the same time?
You should not deliberately look for interesting facts on the network in order to amaze others with your education later. It is better to choose a topic and study it thoroughly.
If you are asked a question that you are unable to answer, then ask the person asking the question to ask the same question, but in a different way. Perhaps the question is incorrectly framed, or perhaps it is too vague. It may also be the case that a person does not ask a question at all, but expresses an idea. For example, the sentence "Do these pants make me look fat?" is not an issue, but rather a way to gain attention and support. If you nevertheless determine that you are required a direct answer that you cannot give, ask why the questioner needs this information and find out the context of the question. When you have clearly defined what the questions are, but you just do not know the answer, honestly admit it.
Do not overdo it. Take periodic breaks during which you can reevaluate your intellectual capabilities and measure your progress.
Don't become a know-it-all, a know-it-all, or an argumentative. Nobody likes it! Try to hide your mind a little without showing it off.