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4 Unusual Signs Of Intelligence That Show You Might Be Smarter Than Average

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you think you are smart, you might want to take an IQ test to prove it. However, science has recently discovered a few rather unusual signs of intelligence that you probably haven’t even considered. These 4 unusual signs of intelligence are... 1. You're politically liberal. Smart people tend to be socially liberal in their [...]

Religious Experiences Activate the Same Part of Your Brain as Taking Drugs and Having Sex

By | January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Intense religious experiences are coordinated by the same brain pathways that are aroused when we fall in love, listen to music, take recreational drugs or have sex. Researchers found this evidence through the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging technology (FMRI). They scanned nearly 20 devout Mormon’s brains, as they were asked to perform actions [...]

5 Intriguing Mysteries of Time Perception Explained

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What do you think about time perception? Does time exist in its own right, or is it just in our minds? The German philosopher Immanuel Kant proposed that time might not, after all, stand outside human perception as part of the external universe, but that it could possibly be, along with space, a product of [...]

Struggling with Depression: Jim Carrey Shares a Powerful Message with the World

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Instead of using medication as a remedy for struggling with depression and other mental illnesses, we should try spirituality! Although struggling with depression, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses makes us feel alone in the world, rest assured, we are not. Unfortunately, there are millions who suffer from mental illness and millions who rely on [...]

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 [...]

ADHD Is a Fictitious Disorder Used by Pharmaceutical Companies to Make Profit

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

One in 10 children in the US has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Mind-altering stimulant medication is the standard treatment. Many parents are being pressured to medicate their children for what may be unnecessary reasons. ADHD is "a prime example of a fictitious disease," said its scientific father Leon Eisenberg shortly before [...]

Are Megalithic Structures Alive Or Just Barren Rock?

By | May 14th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do megalithic structures all over the Earth have any power, or are they just rocks? The fear of the unknown has plagued humanity since its humble beginnings. We feared phenomena we couldn't understand and created gods and religions in order to explain them. Religion offered much-needed consolation to human beings that lived in fear and [...]

How Magic Mushrooms Rewire the Brain, Making It ‘Hyperconnected’

By | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered what exactly magic mushrooms do to the brain? I met a guy once who was happy, laid back and, to me, quite enlightened. I admired his ability to look beyond the obvious and into some place alien to the logical side of my personality. While in his company, he addressed the [...]

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