Hobbies can represent a form of entertainment, but also a source of new knowledge and according to the latest research, it can make us smarter. If among members of your hobbies are those that “force” you to gain some new skills or knowledge, then you have a good chance to become smarter while having fun. It is scientifically proven that skills acquisition creates new nerve synapses, which make the brain run faster and better.
There was a thought for a long time that we are born with a certain level of intelligence, and that we can’t do anything to change that. Scientists have proven that we can increase our potential and also enjoy in that process. It is now known that learning skills contributes to create new nerve synapses, which make the brain run faster and better.
The idea is that the brain constantly evolve, and we can contribute to that. Different activities stimulate different parts of the brain, so that each of us can strengthen in some areas and overcome weaknesses. Although our brain is constantly evolving, we can “help” it to be more successful, and how much will be developed and in which direction depends only on us, and of our activities. So, below you can check infographic which shows 5 hobbies that can make you smarter: