Human Brain

What secrets does the human brain hide? Latest discoveries in neuroscience & cognitive science and unbelievable facts about the human brain

10 Dangerous Things Suppressing Emotions Can Lead to

By | June 26th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Suppressing emotions is something that all of us, at some level, are accustomed to doing. It could be for any number of reasons – it shows weakness, gives us a sense of control or quite simply, we feel nobody would understand or care. While all of these reasons are completely valid and understandable, many of [...]

Sleepwalking: What Everybody Should Know about It

By | June 24th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , |

Sleepwalking can be a scary thing for everybody concerned. People don’t expect their family members to go wandering around the house at night, eat from the fridge, or evening going for drives – at least, not while they’re asleep. Many might even call it creepy. And obviously, that must go double for the actual person [...]

Mood Disorders May Be the Cost of High Intelligence, Study Finds

By | June 19th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Mood disorders and mental imperfections may stem from high intelligence and natural talent. The cost of intelligence, rumour has it, is insanity. Well, not exactly, but I got your attention so listen. First of all, I hope you don’t take offense of my use words like, ‘madness’ or ‘lunacy’. If it makes you feel better, [...]

How Just Trying To Speak Another Language Improves Mental Agility and Social Skills

By | June 18th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

When you try to speak another language as an adult, it's a truly challenging and beneficial task for your brain, research shows. Have your travels taken you to a foreign country where you were unable to communicate with others because you didn’t know their language? Yet even the thought of quickly learning conversational phrases seemed [...]

Why Do Some People Get Goosebumps When Listening to Music While Others Don’t?

By | June 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Do you get goosebumps when you enjoy your favorite songs? Sometimes music can have the power to suddenly and emotionally strike us - in similar ways to food and sexual intimacy. It can make our hearts beat faster, our arms break out in goosebumps and our minds go blank. There is a less well-known French [...]

Depression May Be a Sign of Spiritual Enlightenment, Study Suggests

By | May 30th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Spirituality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Could depression be an indication of spiritual enlightenment? I have a plethora of opinions concerning depression. Considering I have been to therapists my entire life, those opinions war with each other and force a place into my brain. I do have depression, or to be exact, I suffer from Bi-Polar disorder which entails both depression [...]

The Power of Music: How Playing Piano and Other Musical Instruments Boosts Your Brain

By | May 26th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

The power of music can transform our cognitive and emotional functions in amazing ways. On a quiet night, I can hear melodies in my head as if my brain refuses to accept the idea that there is no music. I feel the ivory keys beneath my fingers, even though I am miles away from my [...]

What Is Pareidolia or Why Do We See Animals and Faces in the Clouds?

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Pareidolia is something many of us experience on a daily basis. Is that the face of God on your burnt toast? Considering I suffer from bouts of psychosis, you might not believe me when I say I see things and I believe that Christ could be resting upon your breakfast sandwich. Other people see things [...]

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