Human Brain

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

The Stoned Ape Theory Offers an Unconventional View of Human Evolution

By | 2018-01-16T20:10:43+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Stoned Ape Theory was founded by none other than the American author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence Kemp McKenna. Before we discuss the Stoned Ape Theory itself, let’s talk about its author. Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, and died on April 3, 2000. He had a hobby of fossil hunting in [...]

How Different Brainwave Frequencies Unlock Your Mind’s Potential

By | 2017-12-19T13:47:38+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

There are four different brainwave frequencies or patterns of brain activity. Let’s learn how they can help you unleash your mind’s full potential. The human brain is more than just an organ. Due to its methodical yet mysterious functions, the brain has always been compared to a computing system which records, stores and retrieves vital [...]

How to Improve Memory with These 7 Science-Backed Hacks

By | 2017-12-06T12:59:25+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

If you find yourself getting a little forgetful, these science-backed hacks can show you how to improve your memory in some simple and surprising ways. We all have those moments when our memory lets us down. We walk into a room and can’t remember what on earth we went in there for. Or we realize [...]

7 Amazing Facts about the Brain You Need to Know

By | 2017-11-21T20:28:52+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As you already know, the human mind is a very interesting thing. Here are some amazing facts about the brain backed by studies. While you utilize your brain on a daily basis, you must remember that the human brain is not fully understood. A significant amount of research has been put into this specific subject, [...]

5 Brain Research Misconceptions That You Probably Still Believe

By | 2017-11-05T17:23:51+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Brain research aims to study the human brain’s functions and potential. Yet, its results are often misinterpreted into popular self-help tips which don’t work. The multi-billion dollar self-help and personal development industry can be seen as a testament to our collective search for escape, meaning and transcendence in an otherwise hum-drum muggle world. High-speed internet [...]

How a Good Night’s Sleep Is Crucial for Mental Health and Cognitive Performance

By | 2017-11-01T13:37:42+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Multiple studies show that good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining one’s mental health and cognitive functions in shape. It used to be that sleeping was associated with weakness or attributed to being boring. How many times have you heard the sayings, "sleep is for the weak" or "I'll sleep when I'm dead!" Sage advice? [...]

This Is How People with Schizophrenia Really Perceive the World

By | 2018-01-13T15:56:04+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a world where strange voices interrupted your thoughts, or you saw people that others did not. Welcome to the nightmare of people with schizophrenia. To have a diagnosis of schizophrenia must be akin to being told you have cancer, but are we justified to be so scared of this mental disorder, or should we [...]

Researcher Presents the Evidence That Autistic Children Possess Telepathic Powers

By | 2017-08-15T16:49:45+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Parapsychology & Psychic Phenomena, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

What you think you know about autistic children just got an upgrade. Recent findings suggest that autistic children could possess telepathic abilities. If you’ve ever been around autistic children, then you recognize right away how different they are. It’s hard to categorize the symptoms of autism, however, because it comes in many spectrums. Some autistic [...]