Valerie

Valerie

About Valerie

I'm a law student who is fond of reading and writing about interesting topics on science (especially cognitive science and psychology), technology, and different extraterrestrial and paranormal stuff. I'm passionate about movies, travelling and photography.

Study Reveals the Reason Why You Should Be Wary of Overly Nice People

By | April 28th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

Have you ever wondered about the people who are suspiciously overly nice? Like in the fictional movie Mean Girls, Regina George had her signature move being overly nice and then stabbing her friends in the back. As this film makes a good case for those who are just a little bit too nice, maybe they [...]

New Study Reveals What a Brain on LSD Actually Looks Like and This Is Eye-Opening

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever wondered what a brain on LSD looks like? Last April, crowdfunding started on the science website Walacea. The fund was set up for research looking into the psychological effects of LSD on the brain through an MRI scanner. The research was conducted by Prof. David Nutt, Robin Carhart-Harris, and Amanda Feilding. Recently, [...]

7 Signs You Are Going Through a Spiritual Awakening

By | April 17th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

A spiritual awakening may sound lovely at first... However, it is actually challenging you to move forward and evolve with your life. You cannot move forward before having a few bad days and nights to keep you awake and thinking about life. It often occurs when you have come to a crossroads in your life; [...]

How Freudian Theory Gave a Start to the Manipulation of the Masses

By | April 16th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Freudian theory has made more impact on our life today than you could imagine. Read on to learn how his ideas were used for the manipulation of the masses. In the early 1900s, Sigmund Freud formulated his theories on psychodynamics that have led to controversies around the world. While many of us are aware of [...]

Can Psychedelics Expand Your Mind? This Is What Neuroscientist Sam Harris Has to Say

By | April 12th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Spirituality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Do psychedelics have the potential to expand your mind, or even your consciousness? When humans first encountered psychedelics just over a million years ago (or thereabouts), we were not fully conscious as beings, we were also not on the top of the food chain, which I guess is hard to believe. Over this million-year period, [...]

3 Things Free Spirits Do Differently

By | April 9th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

It has been said that there are two main types of people in the modern world; the first type includes those who are the products of their own social engineering (and, of course, they probably don't even realize it either). These are the people who follow things; such as popular clothing brands, the latest technology [...]

Scientist is Turning Each Element of the Periodic Table Into Music

By | April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Scientists have now found and interesting way to understand the periodic table of elements. With the advancement of technology, scientists have now found a way to assign a musical signature to each of the elements in the periodic table. Spearheading this research is mechanical engineer Asegun Henry who works as an assistant professor at Georgia [...]

The Controversial Discovery of Egyptian Hieroglyphs in Australia Keeps Puzzling Archaeologists

By | March 27th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , |

Interestingly, Egypt isn't the only place with hieroglyphs. There has been a controversial discovery of hieroglyphs in Australia. These hieroglyphs have created a fuss among researchers and are still being debated, being a controversial issue among historians and archaeologists. The ongoing research is still trying to verify the authenticity of the hieroglyphs. Found in the [...]

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