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Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude). Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ. Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed. People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new. Common sense wou…

Check air pollution level in your area with these apps

Air pollution levels are on an all-time high and while we don’t need indicators to prove this you can still check out these apps to stay updated with detailed information.

To stay up to date with the AQI levels in different parts of the city here’s a list of apps users can download and install. 
Air Quality | Air Visual Air Quality app provides historical, real-time and forecast air pollution data. Users can get an updated list of air pollution forecast for the entire week. This app also shows the weather forecast and information like temperature and humidity. Users can also track live monitoring of key air pollutants, health risks for sensitive conditions and more. 

Download Air Quality | Air Visual: Android, iOS

Air Quality Index BreezoMeter Air Quality Index BreezoMeter app provides real-time air quality information at street, block and country levels. It also offers notifications for changes in outdoor air quality for different locations that users can select from the app. In addition to this, it also gives fire alerts and daily weather forecasts. 

Download Air Quality Index BreezoMeter: Android, iOS.

Air Quality by Plume Labs Air Quality by Plume Labs app works like other air quality apps by giving updated information about your city. The app also has fun animations like ‘AIRPOCALYPSE’ for when the air quality is very severe. Users can get a 24-hour forecast of how the air quality will increase or decrease hour by hour. The app also gives recommendations on when users should go out depending on the pollution levels. 

Download Air Quality by Plume Labs: Android, iOS 

Air Quality: Real-time AQI Air Quality: Real-time AQI provides overall AQI data, PM2.5 and PM10 information every hour. The app also comes with a widget that users can add to their phone’s home screen. This app shows air quality data in over 60 countries including China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Download Air Quality: Real-time AQI: Android