What are some good life tips that you think are good to become more intelligent?

You don't provide much information in your question, but I am just taking from it that you want to do a little self-improvement, perk yourself up a bit. There's nothing wrong with trying to make ourselves the best we can be. Of course there's nothing that any of us can take or do to become an Einstein

What is the brutal truth of being the smartest kid in the classroom?

I wish I had an answer to that. But I guess at very young age being smartest is like having a hell of a party. And all you can say to that is why didn't we do better when we had the chance. I had it diffecult up through time. So I did not realize my genius until I

Is social media making us less intelligent?

I would say it's making us numb to intelligence.It's very rare now to associate social media with what the Internet intended to create when it first was born: a wealth of information for people around the world to access.Because of strong differences in opinions, research, smart and dumb people, the information that is beneficial, newsworthy,

Why are old smart phones so slow?

I just got my first real smart phone about six weeks ago.Previously I used this:

Does a smartphone make kids intelligent?

Note: Answer written below is my personal opinion and need not be the case of majority.I am in my mid 20's born in 90's in a middle class family. As it turns there were times were we struggled to meet the basic necessities for living and seeming to own a smart phone as a kid seemed a farfetched

N. Tesla was known not only as a genius but a madman as well because of his theories but would he have actually changed the path of global energy as we know it today?

N.Tesla is a great.Without him no electricity today.Even charles babbage his computers use Tesla invention.Tesla wishes free energy like what is now called solar system and wind energy and many more energy not use fuel or oil.

What's so smart about a smart phone?

Thanks for A2A.The basic principle of smartphone is there OS's. If a mobile is built with android, Windows or IOS's they come in smartphone category.Smartphones have wide range of their apps and facilities which seperate them from java, bada and symbian's phones.

What is the brutal truth of being the smartest kid in the classroom?

I wish I had an answer to that. But I guess at very young age being smartest is like having a hell of a party. And all you can say to that is why didn't we do better when we had the chance. I had it diffecult up through time. So I did not realize my genius until I

Are smart people happy?

Most survey answers about happiness lean toward those with an education as being happier. Of course, there are many smart people without an advanced education that are happy, and not all educated people are happy. Most measures of happiness include values such as marriage

What are the best ways to raise smart kids?

To me, smart means curious and interested in the world. So with that in mind -

I'm very intelligent, is that good?

No. If your self proclamation is factual, then the fact that you've employed this high intellect in the effort of asking what is perhaps the most common, and essentially useless question to ever plague Quora does not bode well for you,

Are smart people happy?

Most survey answers about happiness lean toward those with an education as being happier. Of course, there are many smart people without an advanced education that are happy, and not all educated people are happy. Most measures of happiness include values such as marriage

I'm very intelligent, is that good?

No. If your self proclamation is factual, then the fact that you've employed this high intellect in the effort of asking what is perhaps the most common, and essentially useless question to ever plague Quora does not bode well for you,

Is social media making us less intelligent?

I would say it's making us numb to intelligence.It's very rare now to associate social media with what the Internet intended to create when it first was born: a wealth of information for people around the world to access.Because of strong differences in opinions, research, smart and dumb people, the information that is beneficial, newsworthy,

Is social media making us less intelligent?

I would say it's making us numb to intelligence.It's very rare now to associate social media with what the Internet intended to create when it first was born: a wealth of information for people around the world to access.Because of strong differences in opinions, research, smart and dumb people, the information that is beneficial, newsworthy,

Is social media making us less intelligent?

I would say it's making us numb to intelligence.It's very rare now to associate social media with what the Internet intended to create when it first was born: a wealth of information for people around the world to access.Because of strong differences in opinions, research, smart and dumb people, the information that is beneficial, newsworthy,

What makes us look smart?

I don't know what does it in the way of perception.  The quickest direct perception that makes me think someone might be smart is hearing them speak in a way that demonstrates unified understanding of a topic or at least attempting unified types of understanding. 

I'm very intelligent, is that good?

No. If your self proclamation is factual, then the fact that you've employed this high intellect in the effort of asking what is perhaps the most common, and essentially useless question to ever plague Quora does not bode well for you,

Are intelligent people more likely to be alone?

I would not say "alone", maybe I would say "sad"... Loneliness being the undesirable byproduct of sadness.The problem with intelligent people (I know because I happen to be one...) is we tend to believe our own rationalizations. Here is the process:A situation

When have smart people made dumb mistakes?

Dad and mother use a humidifier in the living room in the winter. One evening he was watching football and decided to fill up the humidifier. He put the bucket in the kitchen sink and went back to the game. My daughter was out there until I could pick her up. She stepped into the kitchen and hollered   Paw

What has the dependence on technology done to humanity to make us less intelligent?

The overexposure to screens (television, computer, video games, movies, etc.) during the early years of childhood has negatively impacted brain development. Infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and lower elementary age children need to experience mostly 3-dimensional learning opportunities for optimal brain development. In response to these 3-dimensional, real world experiences, the

Why should I be intelligent?

It's not a question of should I be intelligent, humans are intelligent. The question should be, Why should I be knowledgeable? So you're not considered a Dunce.Intelligence differs from knowledge. It leads the knowledgeable. Would you willingly go rob a bank? If you said

Who is the smartest human being that's ever lived?

Surprized that Ramanunjan is missing from this conversation. He lived only until 32, but when I first learned about him, I was like, he was a superhuman for sure. here's a sample of his work: 1729 (Ramanujan's number)

Why do intelligent, otherwise rational people believe in astrology/ numerology/ horoscopes etc?

Pythagoras is the father of modern-day math and he believed Numerology held the answers to the meaning of life. The smartest people I know question everything but allow an open mind. Beware those who speak in certainties.Generalised data is one thing but you can get a free personalized Numerology report which is going to be more accurate to

What do intelligent people think of death?

The range of what human beings think of death is broad, depending on the individual, their culture, their family, their history.Intelligent people tend to have broader range of ideas than others, so the idea that intelligent people would have similar thoughts on a concept that is one of the broadest concepts in all of humanity, is strange.

If aliens came to Earth and had religion, should we treat them as less intelligent?

No, if religious aliens came to earth we should not treat them as less intelligent.  This is for several reasons.1) that aliens had mastered interstellar travel, when we have never sent a human further than the moon (a big achievement to be sure, but not exactly interstellar travel!) would be really, really good

Is social media making us less intelligent?

Sadly, using social media has various negative effects on our intelligence, making us become dumber if we let it. Essential human functions such as short-term memory, critical thinking, decision making, and opinion forming have been degraded due to the constant use of social media platforms. Multiple

Does technology make us smarter?

To the extent that it allows us to use our brain in ways that we did notpreviously, then yes,

If Einstein said Tesla was a genius, why do you celebrate him so much?

People who prove themselves to others like Einstein, Tesla, and others who have, are held in high esteem by most everyone. They are put on pedestals because they appear to be super human. So since Einstein who already is regarded as a Brainiac, his word is respected if saying Tesla is a Genius, in

Why is technology making human less intelligent?

Lots of things are making humans less intelligent-beginning with humans themselves-depending on the kind of intelligence. One of them may be technology-although it's also having the opposite effect, according to some sources-, but it's too early to tell. In any

Do many people believe in atheism just to look smart?

Here is what atheism is not:A set of beliefsA religionAn ideologyAn agendaHere is what atheism is:The lack of belief in gods (any gods, including yours)So as you see, it has nothing to do with intelligence, looking smart, feeling superior, etc.So now, would you like to rephrase your question, or

Does technology make us smarter?

To the extent that it allows us to use our brain in ways that we did notpreviously, then yes,

Do intelligent couples make intelligent kids?

there is a genetic component to intelligence, but there is also a component associated with the environment. If the child is interested in learning and the parents reinforce and encourage the trait, the probability is high. My son was actively interested in excelling

Are smart people happy?

Most survey answers about happiness lean toward those with an education as being happier. Of course, there are many smart people without an advanced education that are happy, and not all educated people are happy. Most measures of happiness include values such as marriage

If an alien invasion happened right now, what would you do?

Why is it presumed that they will invade. I understand that human kind will see it as an invasion because humans are a violent animal. If the aliens are capable of traveling to this Earth, they have already won. Most likely they will come for

How can intelligent Americans vote Republican?

Because it is logical.  Democrats are collectivist and totalitarian -- it is a fact that they want to centralize decisions about spending money, they are more for central planning via higher taxes.  This is contrary to how the world works best -- it is extremely complex, including supply channels; millions of

Why don't most supposedly smart people believe in God or Aliens?

Simply put: Lack of evidence.But because the Quora-bot requires  more text, let me elaborate:Most (though admittedly not all) smart people understand and subscribe to the concept of evidence-based scientific truth. This means, start with the observable evidence, develop a hypothesis which appears to fit the evidence and then test the hell out of it. If

How can there be so many people with a "higher IQ than Einstein" and not do the things Einstein did?

For the ten millionth time - they do not have a higher IQ than Einstein.Einstein never took an IQ test. These idiot articles are based on a study that claimed, on the basis of secondary criteria that are essentially worthless, that Einstein's

What makes us look smart?

I don't know what does it in the way of perception.  The quickest direct perception that makes me think someone might be smart is hearing them speak in a way that demonstrates unified understanding of a topic or at least attempting unified types of understanding. 

Do the majority of intellectual people believe in religion?

Not the majority. But it is not a small minority of intellectuals that believe in religious narratives, and practice them.Of course, a definition of "intellectual" persons might be useful for clarification.But, essentially, my thinking goes like this: there are  a lot of religious universities, or universities associated with 

Is social media making us less intelligent?

Sadly, using social media has various negative effects on our intelligence, making us become dumber if we let it. Essential human functions such as short-term memory, critical thinking, decision making, and opinion forming have been degraded due to the constant use of social media platforms. Multiple

Is technology making us more or less intelligent?

Thanks for the A2A!According to me, technology is making us less intelligent. I don't know if this is the case with everyone, but most people I know depend on Google for everything. Our spellings are bad, because our smartphones and computers auto correct them.

What would you consider the intelligence of someone pretending to be super-intelligent, attacking communication and not communicating themselves?

Ah, I would suspect them of not being very intelligent. Now there isn't necessarily any inherent value in babbling away as opposed to keeping quiet, but if a person cannot add to a a conversation it is possible they have nothing TO add.Constant anti-something as opposed to pro-something tends to indicates that one has gotten one's thoughts from