Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven, and Johann Sebastian Bach – what these three musical virtuosos have in common is that they all hold IQs of 165, and all of them started learning classical musical instruments at an early age. Since these child prodigies, and many … [Read more...] about Can Playing an Instrument Make You Smarter?
Does Playing Chess Make You Smarter?
Chess has evolved into a well-loved strategy game among people of all ages since it was first played in Afghanistan back in 600 AD. Since the very nature of the game calls for mental acuity and perceptiveness among many other skills, a person's expertise in the game can easily … [Read more...] about Does Playing Chess Make You Smarter?
Does Reading Make You Smarter?
Much has already been said about the impact of reading on a person's intellect. One's success is significantly determined by his ability to read effectively. In fact, many of the world's most eminent intellectuals are certified bibliophiles. With all these, we are led to ask-- … [Read more...] about Does Reading Make You Smarter?