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Milgram Obedience Study and What It Reveals about Human Nature

By |2019-11-10T13:23:22+03:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted his famous series of experiments widely known as Obedience Study almost 60 years ago. The ethics of the experiment have since been subject to criticism. However, it raised important questions about the power of authority in achieving obedience. In this article, we take a look at the Milgram Experiment [...]

4 Most Interesting Memory Theories That Explain How Our Brain Works

By |2019-11-09T10:47:33+03:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Memory has long been a concept too difficult to describe by even the smartest scholars. We have become more knowledgeable over time. However, we still do not know enough about the complexities of the human mind when it comes to theories about memory. Theories That Explain Memory Encoding, Storing and Forgetting “Without memory, there is [...]

Déjá Rêvè: An Intriguing Phenomenon of the Mind

By |2019-11-08T21:29:37+03:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

We’ve all heard of Déjá Vu, meaning to have already seen, but déjá rêvè is an interesting phenomenon meaning already dreamed. How Is Déjá Rêvè Different to Déjá Vu? Déjá vu is a common phenomenon in which we think we have already lived a certain event. Usually, we experience déjá vu in situations we should [...]

6 Surprising Benefits of Boredom, Backed by Scientific Studies

By |2019-10-24T13:57:04+03:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

You may not remember the last time you were bored. Probably because many lifestyles barely give you the chance for breathing space let alone the opportunity to feel bored. However, scientific studies suggest that we may be missing out on the benefits of boredom which can facilitate greater productivity, imagination and better mental health. Let’s [...]

What Mind Illusions and Magic Tricks Reveal about Human Perception

By |2019-10-08T22:58:33+03:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The way we see and the way we think about things can be changed due to mind illusions. You will question what you’re experiencing. The way magic tricks work reveals many interesting things about our perception. As a child, I loved to watch magic tricks. I was astounded by objects disappearing and reappearing right before [...]

Presque Vu: An Annoying Mental Effect You Have Probably Experienced

By |2019-09-24T15:14:22+03:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Déjà vu is a common experience, but presque vu is another mental phenomenon you may have experienced, even if you don’t know it. Déjà vu is a familiar phenomenon, which, translated literally, means ‘already seen.’ We feel as if we've been to a place before. Or, we've experienced a situation before. No one knows exactly [...]

Spearman Theory of Intelligence and What It Reveals

By |2019-08-29T19:44:57+03:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

The Spearman Theory of Intelligence was a revolutionary psychological theory which revolutionized how we measure intelligence. Human intelligence has always been of interest to psychologists who seek to understand human understanding.  There have been many theories of intelligence which attempt to measure it in an analytical way. In the early 1900s, psychologist Charles Spearman developed [...]

7 Amazing Benefits of Being Bilingual, According to Science

By |2019-08-28T13:37:32+03:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Languages, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this global era, it's necessary to be able to converse in more than one language. Hence, we should embrace the benefits of being bilingual. Being able to speak two languages gives you an edge in many areas of life. We're here to tell you what they are. A Case Study of Singapore A bilingual [...]