Personal Development

Self-monitoring: Should we just say what we think and feel?

by Queen D, September 26, 2012

Verbal Diarrhea – it’s a tendency that makes you want to cringe. People with this quirk will say whatever comes to mind, without thinking of the social consequences. They don’t feel the need to self-monitor or “police” what they say. “God gave me a mouth to speak,” expressed a low self-monitor to me, after an […]

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Personal Development

Gender differences in Math intelligence: Is it a gift?

by Queen D, August 29, 2012

In an episode of “The Simpsons”, Springfield Elementary is split into a boys-only and girls-only school. This compels Lisa to dress like a boy (with the ironic name of Jack Boyman), in order to benefit from the math lessons that the girls had been denied. After being rewarded for being the best math student in […]

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Personal Development

Emotional Intelligence – Why this kind of smart matters

by Queen D, June 13, 2012

There is a reason why, during mummification, ancient Egyptians removed the brain completely but left the heart in the body. They felt that the heart, not the brain, was the center of emotions as well as intelligence. “Emotional intelligence” in post-mummy times refers to the ability to deal with your own and other people’s emotions. […]

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Personal Development

Welcome to the Queendom Blog!

by Queen D, June 5, 2012

Greetings! First, an introduction: I am a test developer and researcher for Queendom.com, an online mental health site that has been around since 1996. Aside from articles, polls, and an advice section, we are best -known for our tests – we assess everything from intelligence to personality, career aptitude, mental health, and attitudes/values. We are […]

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