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

By | July 8th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & 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 | 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 | June 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Psychology & 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 | 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 | May 6th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & 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 | 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 [...]

Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets to Unlocking Your Brain’s Potential

By | November 13th, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

The claim about humans using only 10% of their brain capacity has long been debunked. In fact, most parts of our brains are active almost all the time. It has been confirmed thanks to neuroimaging technologies, including positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), which make it possible to monitor the activity [...]

Is Pain Real or Is It All In Your Head? Neuroscience Explains

By | July 21st, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

“Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air. We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind against our [...]

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