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What secrets does the human brain hide? Latest discoveries in neuroscience & cognitive science and unbelievable facts about the human brain

Overthinking Is Not as Bad as They Told You: 3 Reasons Why It Might Be a Real Superpower

By | 2017-05-18T18:51:36+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Overthinking is a part of life that many people have to deal with on a regular basis, and a lot of those find this constant over-analysis to be a hindrance. Classically, the process of overthinking has been considered negative for a myriad of reasons, but that doesn't necessarily mean the condition should be automatically associated [...]

5 Incredible Ways Repressed Memories Can Affect Your Life

By | 2017-05-16T19:24:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Why do we have repressed memories? Could it be that some experiences are just too painful that our minds seek to protect us by shutting them down? Experts believe that there is a common thread with repressed memories. When intense stress or trauma gets too severe, actual neurological changes happen in the brain to enable [...]

Some People Have Their Brains Wired to Take Advantage of Others, Study Shows

By | 2017-05-15T23:30:41+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When someone shows kindness or fairness, some or even most people try to take advantage of them, a recent study has found. One common goal that we all tend to have in life is the desire to achieve and succeed. Although this may seem like a great goal for all of us, at what price [...]

Gut Feeling or Irrational Fear? How to Tell the Difference

By | 2017-05-13T13:52:46+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

So, you’re scared… Is that a gut feeling or an irrational fear? Sometimes it can be so hard to distinguish what’s real from imaginary. Since I live a life filled with anxious feelings and clouded perspectives, I find it increasingly hard to distinguish between a gut feeling of fear and an irrational worry. Depression makes [...]

Tears of Happiness Have a Different Microscopic Structure Than Tears of Sorrow [Photo]

By | 2017-05-10T07:20:56+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

To the naked eye, all tears look the same. But what if I told you that tears of happiness have a different microscopic structure than those of grief? But we cry for many reasons. You may ask if tears of happiness are different from tears of grief.  Your body produces different kinds of teardrops, depending [...]

How Meditative Breathing Can Help You Control Your Emotions, Moods and Anxiety

By | 2017-05-07T16:36:32+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Today, let’s learn about the amazing power of meditative breathing, which can help you be calmer, happier, more confident and less anxious. Through the ages, people have used slower breathing cycles to induce calmness and relaxation. What our ancestors intuitively knew to be effective is now confirmed by science. Meditative breathing produces a response that [...]

This Weird Phenomenon Can Increase IQ by 12 Points, According to a Study

By | 2017-05-03T15:34:39+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

A training programme focused on the phenomenon of synesthesia was found to increase IQ with an average of 12 points. Used to express the intellectual capabilities of an individual, an IQ score is often regarded as the ultimate number that expresses your intellect and creativity. Having this in mind, it's not surprising that people all [...]

Here Is How Sad Music Makes Us Happy, According to Science

By | 2017-05-21T16:52:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that sad music can actually make you happy? Moreover, there is a science behind this weird phenomenon. Do you feel cold and lost in desperation? You build up hope, but failure’s all you’ve known, Remember, all the sadness and frustration and let it go, let it go. – Linkin Park Failure, depression, [...]

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