New ideas come as fast as lightening with Uranus in the 3rd house, and the mind tends to be very restless. Surprising or not, but some of these folks don’t always do particularly well in school. Sometimes there is difficulty in early schooling because of the way Uranus learns differently and looks for new ways to understand what happens in its environment. Often a the progressive type of school is usually better than a strict, traditional one. Albert Einstein had Uranus in the 3rd house. Most consider him to be a right-minded individual; this is someone who jumps to whatever interests them in books rather than learning by rote. The theoretical physicist was the type of man who visualized solutions to problems. Astrologer Jeff Green believes that Uranus in 3rd house people “switch” between using their left and right brains. The real thrill of learning for Uranian energy influencing the mind is the sudden shock of discovery, but there can be impatience for instant results.
With a strong insistence on the truth, these natives believe in freedom of speech and hate to be told what to say or think. This position of Uranus is attracted towards progressive, revolutionary ideas that can lead the mind to new insights; they are inventive, original and intuitive thinkers. The Uranian mind grasps concepts whole, and sometimes their ideas are light years ahead. Thinking is usually future orientated and they sense new trends. Uranus in the 3rd house doesn’t necessarily behave like a rebel, but they think like one, and demand to express their opinion freely.
Uranus in the 3rd house is the lightbulb over the head moment, and there is complete fearlessness in expressing their thoughts. Others might be uncertain what to expect from them in the communication area. Uranus here can also represent the self-taught person, and learning will have a profound effect on them. Some Uranians view old subjects from a unique perspective and are interested in intellectual systems – science, astrology, mathematics or astronomy. The Uranian mind is gifted at synthesis and good at making intuitive leaps. This placement of Uranus will often attract them into associations of like-minded people.