DailyDirt: These Things Are Not Really Making You Any Smarter, But Try Them Anyway?

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It's not easy to get smarter, and there are very few things you can do that might make you smarter that have any kind of scientific evidence to support them. (However, you really should exercise more. There's plenty of evidence that points to exercise having benefits to your brain and your intelligence.) If you really want to get smarter, though, check out a few of these links before you attempt anything. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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    Rekrul, 28 Jan 2015 @ 11:48pm

    Actually, many people seem to be getting dumber.

    Back in the 80s, 8-bit computers were the "in" thing. These were all command line driven. Most people who owned them learned these commands, and usually also learned some level of computer programming as well.

    Today, most people don't even know how to change their desktop resolution. I know people who can't hook up a computer unless they have a labeled diagram of where everything goes, despite all the ports & plugs being color-coded.

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