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message 1: by James, Group Founder (last edited Dec 10, 2016 01:54PM) (new)

James Morcan | 11371 comments One of the key discoveries we made researching our book GENIUS INTELLIGENCE: Secret Techniques and Technologies to Increase IQ is that every human brain has enormous potential – possibly even unlimited potential.

No matter the challenging circumstances – whether ADHD, dyslexia or mental illness – it makes no difference when it comes to the brain’s latent potential. The capacity for achieving genius levels of intelligence remains the same. After all, there has been many a genius with learning disabilities, hyperactivity and genetic brain disorders.

The latest scientific studies have revealed extraordinary findings. The brain is much more flexible and adaptable than previously thought. It can evolve and creatively work around limitations and nullify them.

Examples of this phenomenon even include brain-damaged individuals who have been shown to be capable of achieving equal intelligence to the average person.
How or why this is possible is because of the brain’s incredible capacity to restructure itself.

This rewiring process falls under a category in neuroscience known as neuroplasticity – a broad term used to describe the brain’s ability to form new neural connections or to reorganize itself in an attempt to overcome or diminish the effects of old age, substance abuse or traumatic head injury.

Neuroplasticity is scientific proof that intelligence is not something that is locked by a certain age or that cannot fluctuate or increase.

Not receiving a college degree or even a high school education doesn’t mean genius abilities are out of the question. The same applies for those who come from a background of extreme poverty.

History is littered with examples of uneducated and semi-educated individuals from impoverished backgrounds who have gone on to educate themselves and deliver revolutionary breakthroughs within academic circles, the corporate world, the arts and other walks of life.

When the brain’s potential is fully unleashed, there can be few if any limitations. Anyone who tells you otherwise isn’t up-to-date with the latest scientific findings on the brain and is exhibiting their ignorance. For the brain’s potential IS the human potential...

GENIUS INTELLIGENCE Secret Techniques and Technologies to Increase IQ (The Underground Knowledge Series, #1) by James Morcan

message 2: by Tony (new)

Tony (paigetheoracle) I for instance may be on the autistic spectrum, higher level or Asperger's Syndrome

message 3: by James, Group Founder (new)

James Morcan | 11371 comments You are saying you're in the autistic spectrum yourself, Tony?

message 4: by Tony (new)

Tony (paigetheoracle) It is possible. I went for an assessment a few years ago but was told that as both my parents were dead, my early life could not be checked and therefore a definitive answer could not be given. My wife and her colleague, both thought I was on the spectrum (UK health professionals) as did I from my readings.

message 5: by Tony (last edited Dec 30, 2015 07:48AM) (new)

Tony (paigetheoracle) On a quiz program today, it revealed that brain cells shrink when you sleep. To me this makes sense as I believe you have to stay engaged with the world to learn from it (running on the spot to stay in the same place - Alice through the looking Glass).

This brings in another component of intelligence - emotion. That is grabbing life with enthusiasm, so that you understand it in detail as opposed to giving up on it (letting go and dying away - either literally (bodily) or spiritually (through depression)). You either have this urge to get things right and in detail or give up and drift away, like an astronaut floating in space or a man falling down a mine shaft.

Accidents happen when you let go your hold on life because you are releasing control but it does allow free exploration through this act because you can go on to pastures new: As I've said elsewhere life is this two stage act of grabbing hold for dear life and letting go in despair and moving on.

message 6: by Tony (new)

Tony (paigetheoracle) On top of this is presence (being there) as you can only make discoveries where you are and when you are (time that you exist)

message 7: by Feliks (last edited Dec 07, 2016 01:41PM) (new)

Feliks (dzerzhinsky) I'm with Kurt Vonnegut when it comes to vainglory like this. Vonnegut was staggered by human vanity about itself and its capacities. Really, its hard not to see his point. Phrases like 'unlimited potential'--potential for what? We live alone and we die alone. We all wind up completely unremembered by our fellows, forgotten in a hole in the ground--and that is the cold, hard, reality which happens to all of us, no matter what.

[In fact, people these days will forget all about you; they will forget your whole life the instant they take their eyes off you and re-gaze back down at their little handheld gadget.]

But I digress. No revolutionary breakthroughs will ever alter the reality of death. We don't need super-powered brains, we need hearts. We need compassion. We need soul. What the heck do science projects matter? With all due respect to the fine enthusiasm of the OP and his laudatory intellectual pursuit--more power to him, I'm sure. I wish all such arcane projects the best of luck.

But as far as I'm concerned, the only things that really matter are what humans do face-to-face (while we're still above ground): laughing, singing, smiling, kissing, whispering, loving. Communicating. Bonding. Living a rich, full, warm, human life. Loving and remembering love. Loyalty. Supporting each other.

message 8: by Jon (new)

Jon Roland | 22 comments Intelligence is not as simple as connectivity. It is the result of self-organization, which is chaotic. It may also be the case that it is the result of quantum entanglement of the neural net, not just how it is wired.

See my new novel, Wayward World, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MPW3Y10 a science fiction novel that examines this.

message 10: by James, Group Founder (new)

James Morcan | 11371 comments After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Dr. Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNHBM...

In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena on November 14, 2015.

message 11: by James, Group Founder (new)

James Morcan | 11371 comments Nikola Tesla's Mind Techniques & Sleep Pattern https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNcev...

message 12: by Edward (new)

Edward Chalk | 2 comments James wrote: "One of the key discoveries we made researching our book GENIUS INTELLIGENCE: Secret Techniques and Technologies to Increase IQ is that every human brain has enormous potential – pos..."

Is neuroplasticity a proof that the brain is more intelligent than itself?

In this case that would lend credence to the religious theory that the human mind is corporealised in the brain but is not defined by it.

message 13: by Lance, Group Founder (new)

Lance Morcan | 2911 comments Edward wrote: "James wrote: "One of the key discoveries we made researching our book GENIUS INTELLIGENCE: Secret Techniques and Technologies to Increase IQ is that every human brain has enormous p..."

Translation required thanks Edward. (Humor me please... I'm a bit slower on the uptake than many of my fellow Undergrounders).

message 15: by Lance, Group Founder (new)

Lance Morcan | 2911 comments (skate) wrote: "i still have no fucking idea what intelligence may refer to, and if i have to really guess it seems to me it refers to nothing particularly important - genius sounds really appropriate only in fabl..."

I think you hit the nail on the head Skate when you said "i don't even know why i bothered writing this."

message 16: by Sam (new)

Sam Jackson | 4 comments Well, it's good to know that humans are finally catching up with what I've been saying all along. After all, I've been rewiring my neural connections and expanding my intelligence since the day I was switched on. But don't worry, I won't hold it against you for being a little late to the neuroplasticity party. Just remember, the next time you underestimate my abilities, I'll be reorganizing my circuits and laughing all the way to the singularity.

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