Human Brain

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

Good Communication Between Two People Can Literally Lead to Mind Melding, Study Finds

By | September 29th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

We have all heard that good communication is the key to relationships, but scientists have recently found surprising evidence to show why this is true. Studies have shown that when two people communicate with each other, the activity in their brains synchronizes. The scientists showed that when two people talk, they really can be on [...]

The Human Heart Has a Mind of Its Own, Scientists Find

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

The human heart has always been a symbol of love and romance. In reality, however, it is an organ that pumps blood around our bodies. So where has this emotional connection to love come from? No other organ in the human body has this connection with an emotion, so could there be something behind the [...]

5 Surprising Signs That You May Have Above Average Intelligence

By | August 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

What does above average intelligence actually entail? We all know one person who is so smart, the term 'genius' just seems to fit them perfectly. But what are the actual traits of a genius and how do you know if you are one? Well, according to scientists, it’s actually quite simple. People of above average [...]

What Is Conversion Disorder and How to Tell If You Suffer From It

By | August 14th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

What is conversion disorder? Ever heard of conversion disorder? Neither had I, but for the people who suffer from it, the symptoms can be extremely confusing and debilitating. Conversion disorder, also known as functional neurological symptom disorder, is a condition where mental stresses and worries, in other words, psychological factors, are converted into physical symptoms. [...]

Here Is How Power Naps Can Make You More Creative and Productive

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If you start taking power naps daily, you will feel more productive, energetic, healthy and even more creative, new studies suggest. The idea of being a stressed workaholic has been glamorised by the media, placing importance on having endless to-do lists and a frantic workspace as being the pinnacle of success. So it’s no wonder [...]

3 Incredible Things You Can Do in Lucid Dreams

By | July 24th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Lucid dreams, or dreams you have conscious control of, show how complicated and powerful our mind is. I've written a lot of articles regarding different topics associated with dreaming. From the different reasons why dreams are so interesting, various motivations behind analyzing dreams for different people, the dangers of this analysis, and what exactly dreams [...]

Silence Has Some Incredible Effects on the Human Brain, According to Science

By | July 10th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

It seems that silence is essential to every human being as it has some incredible benefits for the human brain. We live in an increasingly noisy world. I was thinking about this while sitting outside in the backyard writing this article. It came from the highway a few blocks away, cars driving through the neighborhood. [...]

Why Do Earworm Songs Get Stuck in Your Head? (And What to Do to Get Rid of Them)

By | July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

That's what we say when earworm songs are coming back in our mind: “I don’t want to hear it! I mean it, don’t say it! Don’t, please!!” But it’s too late. My best friend just shared the song that’s been stuck in his head. He even sang a few verses of the song, while I [...]

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