By Lerner Publications Editorial Director Ashley Kuehl
I’m super excited about our new Mind Games series, which covers high-interest topics from astrological signs to dreams. It’s packed with fun facts, quizzes, personality tests, and more!
I’ve highlighted a few of the titles below, and you can find out what your learning style is by taking the quiz at the end of this post.
Are You Psychic?
Have you ever felt like you could read someone’s mind? Or that you just knew something would happen, and then it did? What do you know about extrasensory perception? Do you think people can have a sixth sense? Whether psychic abilities are real or not, they can be fun to explore. How psychic are you? Answer yes or no to the following questions.
- Have you ever correctly guessed the next song on the radio?
- Have you and a friend ever said the exact same thing at the exact same time?
- Have you ever met someone for the first time but could have sworn you’ve met them before?
- Do you ever feel like something good or bad is about to happen?
- Have you ever had a dream that seemed to come true?
Check out Are You Psychic? Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes for the rest of the quiz and to tally your score!
Dreams and What They Mean
Last night you had a dream, let’s say, that you were standing in front of the entire school without any clothes on! Horrifying! But what does that kind of dream mean? Why did your subconscious create such an embarrassing situation for you? Dreams and What They Mean: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes can help you learn the answers to these questions.
What’s Your Personality?
Are you outgoing or do you keep to yourself? Do you like coming up with big new ideas or are you better at figuring out how to get things done? What other personality traits define you and the people you know? What’s Your Personality? Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes walks you through some of the more well-known personality characteristics and scales that psychologists use to assess personality.
Quiz: What’s your learning style?
Here’s a fun quiz from Left Brain, Right Brain: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes that will help you determine your learning style!
1. What types of books do you enjoy the most?
A. the more pictures, the better
C. books with words, no pictures
D. activity books, like those with puzzles or quizzes
2. You’re at summer camp and want to learn a new skill. This could be sailing,
swimming, or knitting. How do you prefer to be taught?
A. watch a demonstration
B. listen to someone tell you what to do
C. read instructions
D. jump in and learn as you go
3. You go to a birthday party for your best friend. What will you remember most?
A. who was there and what they were wearing
B. the music that played in the background
C. the invitation or the birthday banner
D. yourself dancing and eating all the birthday treats
4. What is your favorite subject in school?
C. math or science
5. How do you prefer to relax?
A. watching your favorite TV show
B. listening to music
C. getting lost in a great book
D. playing sports or going for a run
Mostly As: visual learner. You prefer using pictures and diagrams to understand information.
Mostly Bs: audio learner. You learn best when you hear information. This can include music and speech.
Mostly Cs: verbal learner. Reading or writing is how you learn best.
Mostly Ds: tactile learner. You learn best when taking a hands-on approach, such as drawing and building.