Uncommon Science

Recent scientific findings and technological advances. Interesting facts and controversial theories about Human, Earth and the Universe

8 Highly Contagious Behaviors, According to Science

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As we already know, if we see someone yawning on the other side of the room, we are likely to also yawn. Just as well as we are compelled to smile at someone if they smile at us – these are just some of the contagious behaviors, but did you know these are not the [...]

3 Things Psychopaths Say to Make You Feel Crazy

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Although many people think psychopaths are serial killers and mass murderers, it’s actually a term used for a personality type who fulfil basic non-violent criteria. Psychopaths are all around us, including our politicians, local business men & women and that person you sat next to on the bus this morning. Anybody can be a psychopath, [...]

5 Seemingly Modern Phenomena You Won’t Believe Are Actually Surprisingly Old

By | May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Some modern phenomena, which seem to be a product of the 21st century, may not be as modern as you might think. ‘History repeats itself’ may be one of the most overused phrases you’ll ever hear – and rightly so. It’s amazing as to the extent that humanity repeatedly recycles the same concepts and ideas [...]

What You See in This Salvador Dali Painting Could Reveal How Your Brain Works

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The optical illusion in this Salvador Dali painting could say a lot about how your brain works. Art isn’t always about painting a “pretty” picture. Sometimes art can be horrifying and speak with loud accusations. Art can also be riveting in emotion and cause the viewer to stop and stare in awe at the work [...]

10 Symbols in Dreams That Reveal Important Things about Yourself and Your Life

By | April 30th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Symbols in Dreams: What Do they Reveal About Yourself? Have you ever thought about dreaming process in a detailed manner? If not, then it is better to understand because dreams have a huge role to play in developing our minds to a certain level. This is a matter of fact that indicates every person on [...]

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 [...]

The Nature of Human Consciousness: Are We Quantum Beings?

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The nature of human consciousness is one of the most challenging yet less understood problems in cognitive science. As Ken Palmer, the psychology professor, and director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Program at Northwestern once remarked: The debate about the neural basis of consciousness rages because there is no widely accepted theory about what happens in [...]

What Causes Déjà Vu? Neuroscience May Finally Have the Answer

By | April 24th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wondered about what causes déjà vu? I think we’ve all experienced it at one point or the other. You know, that familiar feeling when traveling to someplace you’ve never been before, yeah, that’s it. Maybe you have had a vision, or dreamt the location? Well, anyway, for the most part, you are [...]

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