9 Ways to Develop Your Intelligence at Any Age

By Mary Jaksch

Forget depressing stories about the brain. That it’s at its best in our twenties, then slowly declines – until we are left in old age with tatters instead of dendrites in the brain and can’t even remember our own name. Forget that. It’s not true.

The great news is that the brain is plastic: it can develop throughout life. Like muscles develop with a physical workout, intelligence can be shaped up through brain exercises.
There are many different facets of intelligence that all make up our mind. Personal growth means fostering and training the many different kinds of intelligence available to us. Read on to find out which are the nine different forms of intelligence and how to develop each one.

1. Verbal Intelligence .

Involves reading, writing, speaking, and conversing. You can exercise it through learning a new language,  reading interesting books, playing word games, listening to recordings, using a computer, and participating in conversation and discussions online. The interesting thing about learning a new language is that each language has expressions and concepts that don’t appear in others. A new language also means a new way of seeing the world. .

2. Logical Intelligence

Involves number and computing skills, recognizing patterns and relationships, timeliness and order, and the ability to solve different kinds of problems through logic. You can  exercise it through classifying and sequencing activities, playing number and logic games, and solving various kinds of puzzles. Personally, I have a Sodoku book in the bathroom and do a little each day.

3. Spatial Intelligence .

Involves visual perception of the environment, the ability to create and manipulate mental images. You can develop it through drawing, painting, sculpting, sharpening observation skills, solving mazes and other spatial tasks, and exercises in imagery and active imagination. I have very little talent in the fine arts field. But I use mindmaps to develop skills and practise some Japanese calligraphy. These are my ways of practising Spatial Intelligence . .

4. Body Intelligence

Involves physical coordination and dexterity, using fine and gross motor skills, and expressing oneself or learning through physical activities. You can develop Body Intelligence by playing dancing, playing various active sports and games, as well as taking up martial arts or yoga.

5. Musical Intelligence

Involves understanding and expressing oneself through music and rhythmic movements or dance, or composing, playing, or conducting music. We can practise it by listening to a variety of recordings, and singing, dancing, or playing an instrument.

6. Social Intelligence

Involves understanding how to communicate with, and understand other people, and how to work collaboratively. We can develop it through cooperative games, group projects and discussions, as well as dramatic activities or role-playing. Daniel Goleman has written a very interesting book about this, called Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships.

7. Emotional Intelligence

Involves understanding one’s inner world of emotions and thoughts, and growing in the ability to control them and work with them consciously.  As Daniel Goleman explains in his book Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, we can develop it through participating in independent projects, reading illuminating books,  journal-writing, imaginative activities and games, counseling, and quiet reflection.

8. Spiritual Intelligence

Danah Zohar – a management thought leader, physicist, philosopher, added Spiritual Intelligence to the list of intelligences. She wrote a very interesting book, called SQ: Connecting With Our Spiritual Intelligence in which she describes the intelligence with which we access our deepest meanings, purposes, and highest motivation. We can develop it by finding quiet places for reflection, or by practising meditation or prayer. I think that there is another intelligence which is not part of any official list:

9. Creative Intelligence

Involves creating something new with your mind or with your body. We can develop Creative Intelligence by participating in plays or make-believe games, by writing, painting, decorating, handicrafts, cooking and so on. There are some activities that tick more than one box. For example, when you dance you are honing your Spatial Intelligence (because you are learning patterns), Social Intelligence, Musical Intelligence, and Bodily Intelligence. Formal study is also a way to keep the brain young and to grow as a human being. A few years ago I decided to go back to university and do a Masters. Studying sharpens your Logical Intelligence, Verbal Intelligence, Creative Intelligence, as well as your Social Intelligence and your Emotional Intelligence. Another way to keep the brain in training is to change your job at times. Brain scientist Dr. Robert Sylwester says:

I’ve always thought that it’s a good idea to make a change every ten years or so and do something different – either within the same organization or to move to another one.

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{ 51 comments }

1 Robert Henru September 2, 2008 at 11:52 pm

Blogging… it has made me much more creative, with language, with concept and metaphors, also connectivity between things.

And thanks for the assurance that aging is not necessarily a sign that we are less intelligent.

Great article, Mary!
Robert

2 Mary Jaksch September 3, 2008 at 12:11 am

Hi Robert!
I hadn’t considered blogging as intelligence training, but I think it’s true! I’ve certainly been exercising my Creative Intelligence muscles through blogging!

3 Scott McIntyre September 3, 2008 at 1:28 am

These are excellent intelligence boosting tips you have collected here, Mary.

I too agree that we shouldn’t allow ourselves to give up on exploring our minds simply because that’s what society expects of us.

Nothing thrills me more than seeing an older person doing something one wouldn’t imagine… an example is the ever growing number of ‘silver surfers’- older people who use the internet.

I admire them greatly.

And, as you suggest, these ways to develop your intelligence are as equally useful to the younger generation as they are to the older.

Creative intelligence is a fascinating concept, Mary.

I like the idea of exercising our creativity even at a time of our life when most people have given up on their imagination.

Let people of all ages dream on!

4 Matt September 3, 2008 at 4:19 am

For a few years I was in a serious rut and I could feel my brain declining. I decided to go back to school and start a few more mentally active activities. I can see where all of the different intelligences come in and how they can interact through various activities.

5 SpaceAgeSage September 3, 2008 at 4:32 am

I saw a Discovery or PBS show awhile back on how fast our technology and culture are moving. The narrator was saying he may not be able to even communicate with his grandkid by the time she is an adult because his vocabulary, tech, and online experiences will be so different. I know when I talk about the internet with my husband, my mother is totally clueless. For her everything about working online gets lumped into the computer, as in, “Did she send you something on the computer?” I can barely keep up with social networks and “the latest” now, how much more savvy will my nieces’ kids be? The only way to keep up is to remain active, learning, and adaptable. The same show said if your tastes (music, food) are unchanged and static by 29, they are pretty much set for life.

6 Tabs September 3, 2008 at 5:16 am

Thanks for the list, having spent a 2 years dealing with numbers my recall improved drastically. So with this list I know what else I can do to sharpen all my skills. I will be adding it all to my to do list.

Cheers,

-Tabs

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7 Sudhir September 3, 2008 at 5:25 am

Thanks for the beautiful article..

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8 Mary Jaksch September 3, 2008 at 7:52 am

Hi Scott!
It’s interesting to reflect on which aspects of intelligence we tend to neglect in the course of life. Creative Intelligence is one of them, for sure!

9 Mary Jaksch September 3, 2008 at 7:56 am

Hi Matt!
You mention interaction of the different intelligences. It may be that they don’t just add up, there may be a kind of synergy where adding two kinds of intelligences doesn’t amount to 1+1=2; it might add up to 1+1=3. What do you think?

10 Mary Jaksch September 3, 2008 at 8:00 am

Hi Tabs!
Great to hear that your memory has improved! That takes work and determination.

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12 Mary Jaksch September 3, 2008 at 8:02 am

Hi SpaceAgeSage!
That’s what I love about blogging – there is an ongoing steep learning curve because new trends and technologies are evolving at a great pace.

13 tealeaf September 3, 2008 at 9:07 am

Materialists will always have to play catch up to non-materialists in the area of mental abilities. That’s because materialists are working with a handicap. Thinking that the seat of the mind is the brain is a materialist world view.

One good thing Buddhism gives us is a series of strong and credible rebuttals of the materialist doctrine. It’s too bad most Western Buddhists, especially of the “Zen” variety, are hamstrung with the Western physicalist materialism for a world view.

I can’t say I like any isms or ists very much, but kicking materialism in the rear is really one area Buddhism shines, and it’s a shame to overlook that and to talk about the brain like it was real.

14 Mary Jaksch September 3, 2008 at 12:23 pm

Hi Tealeaf!

Intelligence is not Mind. Mind is not intelligence.

There is the self that wakes up in the morning, that has a shower, that thinks. And there is the self that has no boundary and is nowhere to be found.

Two aspects of ultimate reality.

15 John Rocheleau September 4, 2008 at 6:09 am

There are two types of intelligence that I see in people.

One is narrowly focused or specialized. People with this sort of intelligence are often quite successful, because their actions are also focused in one direction. They are not sidetracked so they obtain fast results, but their experience of life is limited.

The other type of intelligence is what I like to call “dynamic intelligence.” And it is the sum of all the types you list. This all-encompassing intelligence can be a double edged sword. It requires a greater effort to focus in one direction, because you have so many areas of excellence calling you to various life paths and careers. But if you can manage to prioritize and balance them all out — it is extremely rewarding.

Life becomes rich when you explore and develop all aspects of your intelligence. It is imperative though, that you have a good sense of your main strength and desired direction, then use the other aspects of intelligence to support and deepen your path.

One of the most beautiful aspects of dynamic intelligence, is that all of the aspects can merge into one whole. Musical intelligence sets up rhythms in body intelligence; Body intelligence animates social and spiritual intelligence, emotional intelligence flavors everything, and spiritual intelligence guides the quality and depth of all of them. They all contribute to everything you do.

I really like how you have categorized and described the various areas for development.

John

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16 Mary Jaksch September 4, 2008 at 7:48 am

Hi John!
‘Dynamic Intelligence’ – that’s a very interesting concept. I like the way you describe how the different types of intelligence can interact!

17 tealeaf September 4, 2008 at 7:56 am

Mary,

Looks like you don’t get my hint at all.

How does materialism hamper intelligence? That’s the question I hint at. To say that intelligence is not mind is to simply avoid the issue I present.

What is intelligence? What do we call intelligent? Those are interesting questions. If you really think about it, I bet you will surprise yourself.

One way to define intelligence is to say that it’s a skill that allows one to know the true limitations of reality while not being fooled by false limitations. This assumes that reality is a set of limitations. For example, gravity, mass, time, space, etc. Those are limitations on experience as perceived by the materialists. Any experience that does not abide by those limitations is automatically discarded as invalid/unreal/useless/fantasy/dream/hallucinations, you name it. So it’s pretty easy to see what makes up conventional intelligence. From that point of view the most intelligent people are the Ph.D.s and people with high IQs and so forth, since they are most attuned to understanding these conventional limitations on experience.

However, since you seem to aim to be a cut above that, you have to ask if there is any higher intelligence than that. For example, what if the limitations are not ultimate and are only local? What if they are mind-made and can be consciously changed by the individual? If that’s a possibility, then it means the conventionally intelligent people are actually pretty dumb. The situations would be like someone who voluntarily carries a heavy iron ball everywhere one goes, believing it’s attached and cannot be dropped. So one is very cleaver knowing everything there is to know about this iron ball, how to best shift it around the body to avoid the bruises and calluses, and how to best avoid the strain and so forth, and all this exceptionally advanced coping behavior is then labeled “intelligence”. While a person without an iron ball might think this other person is an idiot because they misuse their intelligence.

That’s just one way to look at it. But there are others. For example, you can define intelligence as the ability to question, to critically look at experience. The more one can question, the less dogmatic one is, the more intelligent. If we take this as a measure of intelligence, again, materialists come out at the bottom, because they never question the existence of matter. :)

Now, when you talk about brains, as if brains were mind, or as if brains were in any way whatsoever important, then you are using a strongly to-the-bones materialistic way of looking at mind and its capabilities. From my perspective, if that’s what you are doing (i.e., if it’s not a mistake, but a conscious choice), then you don’t have a leg to stand on to talk about intelligence to spiritual people. You can discuss intelligence with mundane Ph.D.s and so forth. And that’s fine too. But it seems like you have higher ambitions than that with your blog. Why pretend at spirit when you can just as fine study neuroscience and be happy with that?

18 Mary Jaksch September 4, 2008 at 8:11 am

Hi Tealeaf!
Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

19 Mary Jaksch September 4, 2008 at 8:30 am

Hi Everyone!
I’ve been reflecting on the list I put out and what it doesn’t describe. For example, I notice three distinctly different modes of thinking in my life.

One is a very focused, sharp sense of thinking when I’m doing formal research or other tasks where I have to be very logical or look at step-by-step analysis.

The second is a spacious and slightly scattered mode of thinking that I need when I’m in a creative mode, or listening to music, or dancing. That’s when I’m creating or making sense of overall patterns.

The third is when I’m accessing what I’d call wisdom – which I can sense in my lower belly. To access that. I actually have to let go of conventional ways of ‘thinking’.

The model of different kinds of intelligences as I outlined in the post is like having a switchboard with different forms of intelligence, and flicking switches according to the needs of the moment.

But maybe we also need to consider that there are overarching modes of thinking that influence the different kinds of intelligence.

What do you think?

20 tealeaf September 5, 2008 at 6:28 am

Why not look at this sentence:

“If I could enumerate the modes of thinking or the kinds of intelligence, it would enable me to ______”.

What do you think can be used to fill in the blank?

When I think about it, I can’t put anything in that blank at all. This simple thought experiment tells me to abandon that line of thinking. I do this all the time. If I actually followed up on every curiosity I’ve ever felt, I’d never get any real thinking done.

The only catch all reason I *do* accept is having fun. :) So if you intend to fill in the blank with “have fun”, then by all means, more power to you. Ornaments are wonderful things, but only when they are recognized as purely ornamental, i.e., when you don’t rely on ornaments for anything of substance.

And furthermore, I’ve yet to see a valuable enumeration of any kind. Even enumerating the 8 folds of the path or the 7 factors is completely meaningless and a waste of time, since it doesn’t bring insight at all, but instead dulls the person’s own intellect by making them think they have a list that covers everything, so no need to think about it, just need to follow it. And when people “just follow”, that’s when they get lost. Being in samsara is simply “just following” one’s own experience. So the inability to step back from it, or to look at it critically, the inability to step back from one’s own beliefs (the inner experience), all that is tantamount to being caught in samsara. It’s like being involved in a dream to the point where it’s not seen as a dream, but it is seen as an urgent, visceral and the only possible flavor of experience. The opposite of that is like lucid dreaming, it’s like when you know it’s a dream. You can participate in a dream in a creative way, because you’re not emotionally tied to it as much, because you don’t buy into the dream limitations, and because of the above two, a wide mental space opens up for you since your mind is no longer preoccupied with survival and defensive strategies. When nothing serious is at stake (such as the case in a dream), there is no need for strategic, scheming and plotting kind of thinking. You can just play with the qualities of your mind (experience becomes ornamental or visionary rather than substantial).

Making lists, to my thinking, is strongly linked to the scheming mind. And the scheming, strategical, plotting mind is not the kind of friend it makes itself out to be, since its action is based solely on unflinching faith in limitations and fear.

21 Ayn Elise September 6, 2008 at 1:43 am

Mary,

Thanks for this great post. I had not come across Dr Gardner’s Theory. But I have given all of the areas, he has plotted out in the model, a great deal of thought.

I was pleasantly surprised to see Creative Intelligence is included in his Theory. That has been missing from some other models I have explored. And I feel it is too often undervalued in favor of people working or building more practical skills and life areas.

I have looked for and pursure activites as they relate to all of the areas, so it is just too much to write more than that.

However, in what I do and how I do it, I believe there are yet other types of Intelligence that could be added to the model.

For the more traditional, Percetual Intelligence as it relates to the areas of Logical, Emotional and Social Intelligence. Some might choose to call that Perceptual, some Motivational.

And for those who stretch beyond traditional Psychology, and even at times in Spiritual studies, I’d posit breaking to a separate category, Intuitional Intelligence. For some that is part of Spiritual Intelligence, for some it is not or not as much.

Although, I am not sure that the use of the word Intelligence is the least intimidating way to phrase this to people. As in how the scoring of an I.Q. test and how that can make people feel.(?)

Great, great blog, Mary. Thanks for the work you are doing…

22 John Rocheleau September 6, 2008 at 4:54 am

When we speak about intelligence and spirituality, words fall short of the mark, but they can point to it. Words can also lead some to become caught up in semantics.

I think it is best to take a person’s words as signposts rather then the sum total of their thinking, or where it can bring your thinking.

This is especially true for speakers or writers who have some spiritual awakening. When you have experienced a conscious merge with existence, in deep meditation for example, there are no words, but there is infinite understanding and silent knowledge. You cannot describe that in speech or the written word. You can only point to it.

It is too easy to become lost in intellectual discussions. This article is a good example of creating basic signposts. It is up to the reader to follow them and explore more, or not.

Just had the urg to say that :-)

John

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23 Mary Jaksch September 6, 2008 at 7:48 am

Hi Ayn Elise!
You make some very interesting points, Ayn.

‘Creative intelligence’ is actually missing in Gardner’s list. I added it.

I agree that ‘intelligence’ is a difficult word. I’m not sure what to use instead.

‘Intuitional Intelligence’ is an interesting concept. There is a kind of knowing that isn’t connected to the brain. We don’t really have a word for that, apart from ‘gut feeling’.

Thanks for the kind words about the blog! Tell your friends about Goodlife Zen and keep commenting :-)

24 Mary Jaksch September 6, 2008 at 7:49 am

Hi John!
Well said!

25 tealeaf September 6, 2008 at 11:42 am

On the contrary, all experience is strictly symbolic. Even clear light. :) Words are not lower than spiritual experience. The most profound spiritual experience can be conveyed with words.

The problem is that in order to convey it, you have to synchronize with the person you want to convey it to. You have to become intimate with that person’s symbolic map and be comfortable in it, and then you can convey amazing, seemingly wordless things with words.

Words don’t fail. But writers do.

Anyone can put a bunch of sign posts, but not all of them are useful pointers. You can put two sign posts that point to each each, circularly, and then anyone that follows them will simply get tired and frustrated. And then you can be all proud of yourself by saying, “AHA hahaha… Look at that, I exhausted this person’s thinking and made them drop it” or something like that. But that’s pure nonsense. A person who thinks this is even remotely good or desirable has had no authentic awakening yet.

Awakening is not a spiritual experience, it’s a gradual change of who you are and what you stand for. A spiritually awake person has had countless amazing experiences, even clear light, God, or whatever you want to call it (it’s not that important if you just keep the essential meaning in mind and not so much the cultural connotations).

What you will find is that an awake person has a finer sensitivity to meanings and is able to draw deep, insightful and strange connections between any two meanings. This ability is not at all fostered by lists of any kind. In fact, breaking things down into lists can hamper this type of vision.

26 Jim Estill September 7, 2008 at 4:02 am

Great list. I think there is a connection between exercise and brain function. Anyone interested in improving their brain should consider exercising a bit.

jim

http://www.jimestill.com

27 Mary Jaksch September 7, 2008 at 7:42 am

Hi Jim!
Good point! I agree – without exercise both body and mind can be rather sluggish.
Thanks for pointing that out, Jim.

28 Martin September 7, 2008 at 2:26 pm

Great article. This reminds me of a book I read about the 10 intelligences in Tony Buzan’s book Head First.
I think a balanced leaning makes people more interesting too.

29 Mary Jaksch September 7, 2008 at 6:09 pm

Hi Martin!
Thank you for alerting me to Buzan’s book. I already know and like some of his books on mind mapping.

30 self help October 3, 2008 at 6:25 pm

Good day!
It is very informative and has a very good quality in it.
I like it…

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Thank you very much for your time.

31 MiniLifeHacks January 7, 2009 at 4:11 am

YES! We all need to learn more and practice memory more. I’m working on a Daily Memory Challenge widget that will be finished shortly to encourage the practice of varying depths of memory recollection.

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32 Quick Weight Loss Tips January 15, 2009 at 12:37 pm

Forcing myself to learn how to creatively write about health issues has helped me a lot.

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33 Diet Al March 29, 2009 at 12:52 pm

its these type of life skills that should be taught in schools

34 Madeleine September 13, 2009 at 1:38 pm

This research has really opened our eyes to the fact that intelligence is not limited to being good with words or numbers but has multiple facets. Several things which have really developed my mind are blogging and public speaking which actually have a lot in common.

It’s interesting to me that one commenter mentioned the importance of exercise. This too has been the subject of a lot of research recently. Sometimes we forget that the brain is fundamentally an organ of the body like the heart or kidneys or muscles. And like those other organs, it needs plenty of oxygen and glucose and other nutrients in order to work well.
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35 Mary Jaksch September 13, 2009 at 2:57 pm

@Madeleine
That’s very interesting comment. Can you say more about how you think public speaking has enhanced your intelligence?

36 how to dry a wet phone October 14, 2009 at 3:42 pm

WOW…there are certainly a lot of things I can do…and they are so easy to add into my life.

37 Lalitha November 13, 2009 at 9:38 pm

Interesting article.
What’s your experience of developing the mind?
In my personal experience, making a commitment to do at least one activity in physical, mental,spiritual social, financial, family, career, business, areas of our life every day can help in developing our mind and living a fulfilled life.

38 Sid January 27, 2010 at 6:06 pm

Hello Mary,
Thanks for your every posts. Your every posts are really worth bookmarking, and i’ve bookmarked too many of them. I find your posts really inspiring and they make me feel superb, they teach me my ambitions and dreams and show me a way on how to achieve them. A nice self-improvement blog.
Regards, Sid!

39 Jeremy Johnson March 8, 2010 at 3:42 pm

Wow, 9 levels of intelligence – you’ve certainly perked my interest with this article as I find human intelligence completely fascinating. I would be curious, where would you file ‘quick mental retrieval’? That is, the ability to quickly retrieve answers to problems like math questions? More the memorization and ability to quickly recall, what category does that go under?

It seems that the ‘logical’ (pun intended) place would be the logical category. But since it is just the memorization of the answers, instead of figuring them out each time, I wondered if it deserved another place :)

Very cool article, and thanks!

40 Niluka Weerasinghe June 20, 2010 at 5:36 am

Hi,
Good Post,
good learn lesson,
without exercise both body and mind can be rather sluggish.

Niluka

41 Thea Westra from www.myforwardsteps.com November 1, 2010 at 12:52 am

I liked what John Rocheleau [http://goodlifezen.com/2008/09/02/9-ways-to-develop-your-intelligence-at-any-age/#comment-1204] added to your excellent article, Mary.
I’ve always loved this quote – your article helps to expand the conversation “…there are various kinds of success, and it is frequently necessary that a man should fail in one direction that he may reach up to a greater and more far-reaching success. If, for instance, a literary, artistic, or spiritual genius should begin by trying to make money, it may be, and often is, to his advantage and the betterment of his genius that he should fail therein, so that he may achieve that more sublime success wherein lies his real power.” [from http://eightpillarsofprosperity.com by James Allen]
By the way, I ran into this great site recently too http://www.racetonowhere.com/node/4494 which kind of leans into your topic.
Thank you again Mary, and John. :)
Cheers,
Thea

42 MATHEW CANTER May 24, 2011 at 10:12 am

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The Connection between Brain and Intelligence

44 Rehab Physical Therapy July 30, 2011 at 10:47 am

My goal is awareness,I don’t want more intelligence..

45 Dynatronics August 4, 2011 at 7:37 am

I didn’t know that there were 9 forms of intelligence

46 jessika December 8, 2011 at 8:45 am

i want to develope my iq but these tips are not useful to me …i need more information..thanks for ur information this was useful to me.

47 Blushing December 10, 2011 at 6:47 pm

This is so important and fascinating. At my work in a university in Beirut, we have a started a ‘university for seniors’ where we attempt to help members remain intellectually challenged and socially engaged. The results and happiness we have seen are amazing. I am so proud to be part of it and watch the transformations and new passions emerging. Inspires me everyday.
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48 Adrian March 16, 2012 at 10:55 am

I think the most important thing to keep your mind sharp, no matter what age you are, is to face constantly new challenges and avoid monotony and doing the same things again and again. When people try to learn new things and to develop new skills, their intelligence, memory, attention, language and other cognitive abilities remain at a high level of functioning.

49 Jeffrey March 26, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Successful people in their 70s and 80s are aways learning something newl. This is a success secret.

50 Canjie April 23, 2012 at 9:46 am

I think you also include genetic intelligence. It says that the intelligence was transmitted from our parents and also the process to develop it. Our environment also play a vital role as we grow.
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51 meditation guru November 9, 2012 at 3:39 am

This is really a thought provoking article. I think most people lose their intelligence just because they live in the past or worry about the future. If you live moment to moment then the brain is always fresh. Second thing we should free our mind from all borrowed knowledge.

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