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3 Great Reasons to Get Over Your Fear of Getting Older Now

By | November 12th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting older is something which terrifies almost everybody, except, it seems, those who have actually experienced it. Here are some things to remember to help you get over your fear of getting older. 1. As you get older, you become less anxious and more relaxed. One thing I’ve noticed in my own parents, is that [...]

5 Cognitive Enhancement Myths Debunked

By | February 11th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to cognitive enhancement, the Internet is flooded with a ton of information on the subject. Unfortunately, a lot of that information is only based on speculation and flat-out lies rather than science and fact. With that in mind, we’ve decided to expose and debunk some of the most popular cognitive enhancement myths [...]

Older People Can Learn Just Like Younger People, But They Use a Different Area of the Brain

By | December 6th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Can old dogs learn new tricks? Why, sure they can, and so can we! The understanding among society has been that older people cannot learn as well as younger individuals. New findings contradict the notion that older generations have less flexibility in the brain. This flexibility (plasticity) is how the brain absorbs new information, thus forming knowledge. The [...]

Harvard Scientists Reverse Aging Process in Mice

By | November 8th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

We are continually getting closer to finding the fountain of youth. In fact, we have found it, in a way. It is true, scientists have even been successful at utilizing this youthful concoction on lab mice-injecting the solution and watching the rodents completely regenerate into the youthful mice of their past. Although it may take [...]

Science Could Make Us Immortal, But Do We Really Need It?

By | September 10th, 2014|Categories: Food for thought, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Immortality has been at the center of more films and novels that I can possibly count on my two hands, but with every new possibility of immortality, there rises a dozen more skeptics. With good reason, the majority of the U.S. population does not believe in immortality nor do they really want to be a [...]

5 Amazing Ways Meditation Can Affect and Change Your Body

By | August 11th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It is a wide-known fact that meditation is a powerful tool against stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, numerous scientific studies have shown that mindfulness not only makes you relaxed and helps you unleash your inner potential, but can also significantly benefit your health and affect your body on a physical and even genetic level. 1. [...]

‘Elixir of Youth’ Found? New Experimental Drug Reverses Aging

By | June 8th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

Scientists from Harvard Medical School claimed that they have finally found the ‘elixir of youth’ which can not only slow down the aging process, but also reverse it. […]

Neuroscience Shows You How To Become More Intelligent

By | June 5th, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. ~Maya Angelou The great debate on intelligence is a long and complicated one and for centuries people have tried to discover how to increase their very own intellect. But now, because of the great advances in neuroscience on intelligence, psychologists have discovered multiple ways to incur neurogenesis or the growing of one’s brain cells. […]

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