neuroscience

5 Science-Backed Ways to Deal with Depression Using the Power of Nature

By | 2017-04-17T20:25:10+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Mental illness may seem like a weakness to some, but those who have to deal with depression will understand the distress behind it. These blue periods are devastating, to say the least. The good news is that it's manageable. Furthermore, you may feel relieved knowing that you can deal with depression by tapping on nature. [...]

The Difference between Introverts and Extroverts Explained by Neurobiology

By | 2017-03-05T17:13:44+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Introvert's World, Medicine & Genetics, Personality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Is there a physiological difference between introverts and extroverts? An introvert is defined as ‘the tendency to direct one’s concern and attention towards one’s own life, thoughts, feelings and interests.’ A lot of the time we see introversion as something of a social curse. Extroverts are highly revered for their confidence and ways of dealing with [...]

10 Perfect Words for Indescribable Emotions and Feelings You Never Knew You Had

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:49+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Different cultures from around the world have described emotions and feelings you never thought about. In this article, you will learn some of them. We live in an age where science is at its peak and we are making more amazing discoveries than ever before. This is especially true of neuroscience, which in recent years [...]

How Just Trying To Speak Another Language Improves Mental Agility and Social Skills

By | 2017-07-22T14:24:03+00:00 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 | 2017-01-13T21:48:05+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Psychology & Mental 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 [...]

Biotech Company Will Try to Bring Brain Dead Patients Back to Life Using Stem Cells

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:16+00:00 May 15th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Can brain dead patients be brought back to life? Is death the end? Dr. Frankenstein would beg to differ. Basically, I guess it depends on how far gone we are. Zombies, for instance, leave a negative impression of what reanimation would be like, and yes, this would be too far gone for redemption, in my [...]

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity and Literally Kills You

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:20+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Complaining can be much worse for you than you thought, according to neuroscience. We tend to feel a lot better once we’ve had a good moan. Getting things off our chests seems to relieve a burden or two, and who hasn’t heard of the old adage ‘a problem shared is a problem halved’? But research [...]

What Causes Déjà Vu? Neuroscience May Finally Have the Answer

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:27+00:00 April 24th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever wondered about what causes déjà vu? I think we’ve all experienced it at one point or the other. You know, that familiar feeling when traveling to someplace you’ve never been before, yeah, that’s it. Maybe you have had a vision, or dreamt the location? Well, anyway, for the most part, you are [...]

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