Your ability to think more deeply needs exercises. Advice from Bottom Line says: Be curious and creative. Solve problems like a wizard. Think back to a book you read several years ago and come up with five to eight take-home messages. If it's no go, read it again and then come up with the list.
Myth 4: People with a high IQ have the most brain power. Before computers and the Internet, IQs mainly emphasized knowledge, memory and speed in ability to perform mathematical equations.
Myth 5: Unrelenting mental work boosts brain capacity. Experts advise to keep your key frontal lobe operations finely tuned by blocking, discarding and ignoring less relevant tasks and information.