Do you feel like your brain has stopped growing? Are you stuck in a rut and unable to develop new ideas? Or are you just bored and looking for ways to challenge yourself intellectually? As it turns out, the things that make you seem less intelligent than others — reading unintelligent fiction, watching TV, or playing video games nonstop —, have nothing to do with increased intelligence. You don’t need special training or expensive classes to increase your brain power; all you need is some time, commitment, and determination. How? Read on.