perception

What High-Functioning Schizophrenia Is Like

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

High-functioning schizophrenia is when one can hide the illness when in public but exposing their negative traits behind closed doors. Schizophrenia is a kind of mental condition in which there is a total or partial disconnect between what a person sees and hears and what is real. Most people with schizophrenia can hear, see and [...]

7 Paranormal Phenomena That Have Scientific Explanation

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Paranormal, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you believe in paranormal phenomena, you might have doubts after reading this! Most symptoms of a haunting can be dispelled with scientific proof! In 2005, approximately 35% of society believed in ghosts. In 2013, those numbers climbed to 47%! Do you believe in ghosts? Well, I suppose I do, at least I did before [...]

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 [...]

What Is a Soul? 5 Thought-Provoking Theories to Consider

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Spirituality, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a soul? Here are five theories from philosophy, religion, and science, along with quotations from the finest spiritualists of our time: Deepak Chopra: The soul is the core of your being. It is eternal. It doesn’t exist in space/time. It’s a field of infinite possibilities, infinite creativity. It’s your internal reference point with which you [...]

8 Obscure Emotional States You’ve Felt but Couldn’t Find a Name for

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever been stuck for a word to describe some of your more complex emotional states? Which of the following 8 emotional states are you familiar with? 1.  Sublimation Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, used the term sublimation to refer to the redirection of the erotic drive (or libido) into socially acceptable creative tasks. [...]

What Is a Heyoka Empath and Could You Be One?

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

An empath is a person who has the ability to feel the emotional state of another individual. There are many different types of empaths, however, Heyoka empaths may be the most spiritually attuned of them all. What is a Heyoka? 'Heyoka' is a Native American word meaning ‘sacred clown’ or ‘fool’. This term is apt [...]

Negativity Is Not Always What It Seems: 5 Things That May Be Hiding Behind the Label ‘Negative Person’

By | November 27th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Negativity seems to have no place in the age of self-actualization. We're all striving to keep negativity out of our lives. Many invest all their energy in trying to cultivate a positive mindset. We all know how fragile the balance is to maintain, and we are often concerned with trying to hold onto our inner harmony [...]

Everything Is Interconnected: How Spirituality, Philosophy, and Science Show That We Are All One

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Spirituality, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It’s difficult for us, as individual human beings, with the feeling of distinctness and separateness we have, to comprehend that everything is interconnected. Indeed, we're so alone, at times, in this physical form which seems to differentiate each of us from the rest - where all our fortunes seem to be varied and changing. We feel like [...]

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