Human Brain

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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