A while back, I posted a column describing five scientific ways to become smarter. Since then, I’ve been reading more about neuroscience, hoping to find additional easy techniques to improve brain performance.
Many years ago, as a teenager, I applied for a job at a local fast food restaurant. The application asked for high school grade point average. Being an excellent student, I happily and proudly put down my GPA. In the interview, the manager looked down at my application and then back at me. “Is this correct?” he asked.