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Thursday, June 28, 2018

4 Great Hobbies That Will Make You More Intelligent Than Before

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These hobbies were proven to enhance your mental performance and overall intelligence. People who are into these hobbies perform greatly in school or at work. Other than a performance boost in work or in academics, it also enhances communication skills and you'll gain friends of the same interest.


Reading the right books will not only enhance your attention span and comprehension skills. It also encourages empathy and becoming more tolerant of other people. Reading nonfiction books can enhance one's understanding of the world.


Numerous studies have shown that playing Role Playing Games enhances spatial skills, problem-solving skills and eye to hand coordination. RPGs can also help players develop analytical skills and even communication skills. But the reward system by video games have a downside, after playing video games for a long time, most people lose motivation in facing the real world.


Studies have shown that people who learned to play musical instruments as children or adolescents performed better in academics. It isn't too late for young adults who haven't learned how to play a musical instrument. Getting music lessons or teaching yourself how to play an instrument enhances ones abstract thought processes.


People who can speak more than 3 languages exhibit greater intelligence than people who can only speak 1-2 languages. So learning a language whether it's fictional or real world is a must for people who want to challenge themselves.

These hobbies may help to enhance your natural intelligence but there are also downsides if you spend too much time doing these aforementioned hobbies. With proper time management, self-control, and passion, you can obtain the benefits from these hobbies.

Written by Kristine Ang, Lucis Philippines contributor.

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