Monthly Archives: January 2013

What Really Are Near-Death Experiences?

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:37+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Paranormal, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , |

The answer to this question seems to be given by scientists of the Medical Research Council of Cambridge and the department of psychology at the University of Edinburgh. In their opinion, those who claim to have visited the afterlife have experienced no more than a disturbance to the normal functioning of the brain. The [...]

7 Superpowers of the Human Body

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:38+00:00 January 29th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

We all have heard that some people claim to be telepathic or clairvoyant, but it is really difficult to prove that the abilities of these people are real. At the same time, people can really have “superpowers” that are caused by some unusual features of the brain structure or physiology. Here are some of [...]

3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Brain Power

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:38+00:00 January 26th, 2013|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Here are 3 simple but effective tips to stimulate your brain activity every day. 1. Put your mouse pad on the other side By putting your computer mouse on the other side you force yourself to use the other hand. This, in turn, stimulates the neural connections between the right and left hemispheres of [...]

Alien Hand Syndrome: the weirdest disorder ever

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:40+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: |

If you think you know nothing about Alien Hand Syndrome then you should probably think again. If you have seen Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, then you are familiar with the idea. Essentially, a person’s hand starts acting on its own. It still moves and functions, [...]

What is the Best Music To Listen To For Exam Revision?

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:41+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: Education, Tips for Students|Tags: , , , , , |

Revising for your exams is a stressful time and it is important to keep yourself healthy, both physically and mentally. We all have a physical health and we all have a mental health. Both need taking care of, particularly at times of a heavy workload as when revising. Relaxation is a key factor when revising [...]

Sleep on it: Why regular rest makes for a more productive lifestyle

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:41+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

When a boss catches an employee napping at work, are they likely to be fired or will the employer realise that taking a nap doesn’t always need to be seen negatively; the employee may simply have been recharging their batteries? No prizes for choosing the right answer there. Unfortunately, taking a nap, or stealing [...]

3 Mind-Blowing Lateral Thinking Puzzles

By | 2017-01-13T21:54:41+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever wondered if your mind is normal (i.e. average) or somehow different? Here are 3 lateral thinking tests. The answers are published below, but do not go immediately to read them! Think up your own answers first. Tests TEST 1 Here is the story of a young girl. At her mother’s funeral, [...]

Male Brain vs. Female Brain: 20 Differences, Backed by Science

By | 2017-05-05T18:53:58+00:00 January 24th, 2013|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The female brain is quite different from the male brain. Just ask a few questions and watch the answers go in completely different directions. Women are from Venus and men are from Mars. You ever heard that one before? Well, of course, you have, and it's just a joke...mostly. Sometimes, however, women and men really [...]

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