Human Brain

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

5 Ways Handwriting Practice Boosts Your Cognitive Performance, According to Science

By | 2018-05-02T18:04:07+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

There are some good reasons why handwriting practice is good for our cognitive performance, no matter how old we are. As we are living in an information page, where thousands of new articles and blogs are published every day, here is a simple rule of thumb to follow. Don’t believe in anything or any claim [...]

How Unhealthy Food Ruins Your Brain’s Cognitive Functions, Backed by Science

By | 2018-04-30T15:47:14+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

“You are what you eat.” It’s a well-known fact, but considering unhealthy food is/can be a drug and much of what we consume on a daily basis is highly addictive, it’s a tough saying to live by. Many westerners struggle with sugar addiction, caffeine addiction, and addiction to the chemicals and preservatives in the majority [...]

5 Mind Control Techniques Used by the Media to Evoke the Worst in Us

By | 2018-04-25T22:27:56+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of mind control techniques, do you envisage some shady government agent in an unknown location, using dodgy methods for evil manipulation? It appears that this is quite a common first reaction. The truth, in fact, is a lot more subtle, and disturbing. The mass media have been long using various mind control [...]

8 Unexpected Things That Lower IQ, According to Scientific Studies

By | 2018-05-08T15:03:27+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many of us try to keep our minds sharp by doing puzzles and learning new things. But some of the other things we do might lower IQ. Read on to find out how you may be sabotaging your own intelligence. Research has found that the following things and habits lower IQ and ruin cognitive functions. [...]

10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s and How to Recognize & Deal with Them

By | 2018-04-24T14:35:40+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

By recognizing the early signs of Alzheimer's, you have a chance to help your loved ones who are at risk and give them an opportunity to live a normal life. Alzheimer's disease affects nearly 47 million people all over the world. These numbers are enough to bring forth the grim reality that is this [...]

4 Stages of Sleep and What Happens to the Brain and the Body during Each

By | 2018-04-17T14:35:05+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

What happens to the brain during the different stages of sleep? The answer to this question will take you closer to understanding how the amazing brains of humans work. Sleep is boring, right? Well, yes and no. On the one hand, you close your eyes, everything goes black and then a few hours later, you [...]

10 Symptoms of Information Overload and How It Affects Your Brain & Body

By | 2018-04-08T20:37:16+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Information overload takes place when we are exposed to too much irrelevant information. This leads to an unnecessary overstimulation of the brain. It is no longer a secret that the human brain is amazing and has an unmatchable power that continues to keep scientists and neurologists interested. But with the constant flow of information in [...]

What Causes Night Terrors in Adults and What Underlying Problems They Reveal

By | 2018-03-30T14:29:03+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Nightmares have come and gone since childhood, being more prevalent during the early years. Night terrors in adults, however, generally spring from some underlying problem or even a health concern. As a child, nightmares were a common experience. They came from simple experiences most of the time like scary movies or worries. In some cases, [...]