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The Effects of Child Neglect Demonstrated in Two Shocking Brain Scans

By | November 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

As it seems, child neglect causes irreparable damage to the brain. To a layperson, there is one big difference between the two brains in the image above, and that is size. Without knowing who they belong to we might surmise that they are of different ages, and that accounts for the discrepancy in volume. But [...]

3 Things Psychopaths Say to Make You Feel Crazy

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Although many people think psychopaths are serial killers and mass murderers, it’s actually a term used for a personality type who fulfil basic non-violent criteria. Psychopaths are all around us, including our politicians, local business men & women and that person you sat next to on the bus this morning. Anybody can be a psychopath, [...]

Understanding Criminal Minds: What Is the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Both a psychopath and a sociopath are types of antisocial personality. These terms appear to be bandied around in today’s media more than ever. In fact, they are quite often used to define the same person. This is hardly surprising when you consider that they share many similar qualities. Both a psychopath and a sociopath [...]

10 People in My Head: the Curious Case of Billy Milligan

By | February 5th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

“By shutting out the real world, we can live peacefully in ours. We know that a world without pain is a world without feeling… But a world without feeling is a world without pain.” ~Daniel Keyes Do you know who you are? Who is the real you? What is your personality? And, what is more [...]

5 Psychological Studies That Will Change Your Perception of Yourself

By | November 30th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As much as we’d like to think we know ourselves and our own minds, in actual fact there is a lot that we don’t know, are yet to discover and sometimes may not ever know. The human mind works in mysterious ways and the endless studies into different aspects can only widen our understanding, not [...]

The Cost of Voyeurism: Why Do People Like Violent Images?

By | November 14th, 2015|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Where were you on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014?  That’s the day ISIS terrorists beheaded American journalist James Foley. Or, to be more accurate, that was when they posted the video of their atrocity on YouTube. Did you watch it? If you did, you had plenty of company. According to one poll, an estimated 1.2 million [...]

5 Scientific Explanations for Weird Human Behaviors

By | October 26th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever looked at somebody around you and thought their behavior was a bit weird? Well, if you really think about it, quite many of our human behaviors are weird and seem unexplainable, but we all do the same things so there must be a scientific explanation for them, right? Read on. 1. Wanting [...]

These 3 Things Could Destroy the Human Civilization, Says Stephen Hawking

By | March 14th, 2015|Categories: Earth, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Famous for his scientific research on black holes and physics, world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has issued a stark warning on things that he strongly believes will lead to the demise of human civilization, and his warnings may surprise you as they are far beyond the realms of the mainstream beliefs that human civilization may well [...]

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