Top 5 Ways To Increase Your Intelligence

Top 5 Ways To Increase Your Intelligence

We are sure that most of you must have felt, at least once, that you are not as intelligent as the person sitting next to you. Well, the fact is that although intelligence is gifted, you can acquire it by following certain habits. If you want to increase your intelligence, just follow these 5 steps.

1. Turn off the TV

Watching television does not exercise your brain at all. Your brain just receives information, which is not even useful most of the times, and merely stores it. There isn’t much processing involved. So if you want to give time to the activities that will actually exercise your brain and increase your intelligence, the first step is to minimize the ‘TV’ time.

2. Pick up a challenging book

Most of us walk into a book shop and pick up romantic love stories or suspense thrillers, which do absolutely nothing to increase the productivity of the brain. Instead, you should pick up a challenging book once in a while; a book that forces you to think and process the information that you take in. Read books about debatable issues, with views different than yours. As you expose yourself to different ideologies and perceptions, your own thinking abilities will get a boost.

3. Solve puzzles and games

It has been scientifically proven that indulging in activities such as solving a Sudoku puzzle or a Rubik’s cube helps to exercise the brain. Carry a puzzle around with you and utilize your travel time by solving it. Also, once you feel that you have become good at one kind of puzzle, try your hand at a new one to increase your level of intelligence.

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