Curiosity Changes Brain Functions and Enhances Learning

Have you ever wondered what happens when we get curious about something? Well, we obviously try to learn things concerning the thing that interests us, and we search for information. But have you noticed that when you find that information, absorbing and retaining it actually becomes easier than normal? One … READ MORE

Scientists Use Morphed Photos of Celebrities to Show How Subjective Perception Is

Images can be real or they can be an illusion. This is a widely understood idea that had sparked curiosity for ages. This topic is not about hallucinations, it is about seeing one image and filtering out the other. For instance, if two faces were superimposed over one another, you … READ MORE

How to Boost Your Brain Power to Achieve Success

Are you worried about personal success in your daily life activities? Worry no more! You are neurologically reinforced for the anticipated success you’ve been looking for. Just by using the power of mind, you are capable of discovering and fulfilling your dreams. Whatever your dreams and visions of success are, … READ MORE

Amazing Facts about the Psychology of Learning and Memory

Psychological research has long been fascinated with how humans learn and retain memories. As a result of this fascination research has revealed some amazing facts of exactly how the brain learns and remembers. Recalling Memories Changes Them This is bad news for the expert eyewitnesses. Research by Neuroscientist Daniela Schiller, … READ MORE

Reversing the Emotions of the Memory: Scientists Find a Way to ‘Erase’ Negative Memories

Depression, anxiety and PTSD disorder – these conditions have one thing in common. They are built upon negative memories, sometimes even highly traumatic events called emotional associations or Valences. These Valences are directly responsible for reminiscence, but in the negative form. Social anxieties and other disorders grow as the negative … READ MORE

Information and Your Brain: Does Technology Impact the Way Your Brain Values Information?

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Ah, technology! A modern wonder! Technology certainly makes our lives easier and saves us time on many levels with all of the nifty smartphones, apps, programs, and not to mention the internet! But what is all of this convenience doing to our brains? My husband, tech guy extraordinaire, approached me … READ MORE

10 Life Hacks to Maximize Your Brain Power

Do humans really fail to use their brain’s maximum potential? Movies like Limitless and Lucy try to show how humans don’t use 100% of their brain capacity, and these movies obsess on showing what happens when humans do reach its full potential. They make it seem like we become superhumans … READ MORE

The Psychology Of Nature’s Number One Killer: Stress

“Don’t allow others to pull you into their storm. Instead, pull them into your peace.” The majority of us know of the dangers of stress and the impact it has on the human mind. But do you wholly understand what happens to your brain when your adrenal glands release cortisol? … READ MORE