Latest Thinking Quotes & Articles

  • Are you enjoying the freedom consciously?

    The commencement speeches contain pearls of wisdom which is not only a useful piece of advice for the students graduating but for others as well. I love to listen to these speeches because many of them are a source of inspiration. I am writing this blog after hearing one such commencement address; late David Foster Wallace’s commencement

  • How to Decide Your better half in few minutes of meeting

    One of the important skill requirement for the 21st century is decision-making skill. Decision making is not only necessary for your career but also determines your personal life path. How often do you make decisions based on Intuitive thinking? Life is all about choices. The life path depends on the choices you make. Decision-making skills help in

  • Difference between Knowledge and Intelligence

    Knowledge is all about knowing it, and Intelligence is all about using it.
    Knowledge and Intelligence Quote
    There is a big difference between knowledge and intelligence. Our school education system emphasizes on the knowledge but misses the intelligence aspect of the development of the children.
  • Critical Thinking In Problem Solving Process

    We Think Critically throughout the day Humans are addicted to thinking. Our thought process fuels our emotions and desires. The thinking process starts from the time we wake up and up until we are deep in sleep. Consider reading this blog now, the real sense of this blog comes from your thinking process. We make decisions

  • Innovation requires not just creativity

    Creation is not a moment of inspiration but a lifetime of endurance
    Creation Quote on lifetime of endurance
    Kevin Ashton about Creativity. All innovations are not done by people who are not intelligent. Eureka moments appear for the intellects and not to the novice.
  • Innovation by Kids - Test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

    In the recent times, I have been astounded by the technological innovations by kids; ranging from virtual reality to mobile apps. However, last week I was in for a surprise! I read the news about how a 15-year-old boy named Krtin Nithiyanandam developed a test for Alzheimer’s disease. Ideas presented by kids in the field of

  • Why are Children more creative than Adults?

    In a couple of my blog posts, I had described some of the innovative ideas presented by children. We seem to know instinctively that children are more creative than adults! I am sure you have come across phrases like ‘child-like imagination’, ‘think like a child’ when it comes to creative thinking! Pablo Picasso, the most important

  • Great Innovation by kids - Torch

    Recently one of my colleagues shared a link to the innovative ideas presented by the kids in the IGNITE competition. It is an annual national competition to harness the creative spirit of school children and find the greatest innovation by kids conducted by the National Innovation Foundation of India. The first innovative idea on the list brought

  • Why are you taking selfish advantage of circumstances?

    On a weekend, I stumbled upon an interesting article which discussed a physicist idea about the origin of life. When I decided to dig a little deeper about the origin of life and evolution, I came across an interesting term ‘opportunistic evolution.’ For me, this term was new though I have read Darwin’s theory of evolution.

  • Do Schools teach Critical Thinking?

    Education is not the learning of facts but training the mind to think
    Education and Thinking Quote
    Our school education system is focussing only on learning many facts but gives seldom importance to training our mind to think.
  • Which is important Creative or Critical thinking?

    Is creative and critical thinking opposite ends of the same spectrum? Creative thinking is associated with words such as the ‘aha! moment’, ‘magical’, ‘can not be taught’, ‘groundbreaking ideas’. Critical thinking involves identifying issues, understanding the multiple relevant viewpoints, evaluating them and then deriving a decision/solution. Let me cite an excerpt which was presented in the

  • Teaching Thinking Skills In Schools

    Are we teaching thinking skills in Schools? Before answering the above question, let first think what is being taught in schools. During Primary and Secondary education, importance is given mostly to Arts and Science. Science is given more importance compared to arts during K11 and K12 class. Because of this, many students think that thinking is

  • What is My IQ

    What is My IQ - Find out your IQ Score accurately and faster Interested to know What is your IQ level. We have short version and long version of free online IQ test to find out your IQ. Short version asks you 20 questions in 5 minutes checking various aspects of your intelligence. Why humans

  • Levels of Consciousness

    Think of a situation where you are relaxed in your living room on a comfortable sofa. You open a book to read. After reading few sentences, your mind starts wandering about something you just read and keeps on moving towards some events in the past or some task to be performed in future. In few minutes,

  • People love animals but why are they still non-vegetarians

    There are many people who love animals but have you thought why are they still non-vegetarians. How sure are you that the animal rights activists won’t eat non-vegetarian food? For a life to survive, it must kill other life. Life consumes another life to live. Humans have the habit of creating artificial categories of what to consider