This section of the site publishes tips related to optimal mental performance.
Over the next 10 days, you will learn how you can substantially improve your brain power and mental ability, as well as set yourself on the optimal path of cognitive functioning and intellectual growth.
Testing is viewed as an evaluation tool. It is rarely viewed as a learning tool. This is unfortunate, for testing, if performed under stress-free conditions, and if timed appropriately, can produce better recall of facts—as well as a deeper and more nuanced understanding—than can be achieved by learning without testing.
The daytime nap, or siesta, has been a fundamental part of many cultures and societies. Attitudes toward it, however, differ materially. To make an informed decision based on the benefits and pitfalls, let us rely on the latest scientific findings: