Human Brain

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Why You Need Reasoning Skills and 4 Science-Backed Ways to Develop Them

By |2018-11-18T17:00:16+00:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your reasoning skills can often come in handy! Here’s how you can improve and develop them. The impact of reasoning skills in everyday life Reasoning skills provide fundamental tools for learning and general day to day life function. They provide a solid foundation for critical thinking for analysis and evaluation. Without reasoning skills, we would [...]

What Is Confirmation Bias and 3 Signs Your Decisions Are Affected by It

By |2018-11-11T20:00:08+00:00November 11th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Confirmation bias. Is it just wishful thinking? What would you think if a friend stopped returning your calls? Would you think they were ignoring you? Would you think it was something you said, maybe something you did? Could it just be your own confirmation bias coming into play? Are you suffering from confirmation bias? What [...]

6 Non-Obvious Causes of Mood Swings You May Have Neglected

By |2018-11-09T15:07:28+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Mood swings don’t just happen to those who suffer from mental illness. Sometimes mood swings come from something totally unexpected. Yes, I did suffer from mood swings throughout my life, and yes, it did mostly come from my mental disorders. But, let’s not blame everything on the faulty wiring in our brains. Well, at least [...]

6 Types of Thinking and How to Find out What Kind of Thinker You Are

By |2018-11-08T20:08:06+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , |

Can your personality be formed from different types of thinking? If so, how can you take full advantage? The thinking process involves various cognitive activities you use to process information. This could be to solve problems, make decisions, and create new ideas. We always try to use our thinking skills to make sense of experiences, organise [...]

Philosophy of Mind and 3 of Its Most Puzzling & Mind-Blowing Thought Experiments

By |2018-11-05T09:08:32+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Philosophy of Mind is the study of the relation between the mind and the body. As one of the oldest branches of philosophy, the Philosophy of Mind examines questions such as the nature of emotion, perception, memory, identity and death. The doctrine studies how we connect to the world around us. It attempts to answer [...]

Jung’s Collective Unconscious and How It Explains Phobias and Irrational Fears

By |2018-09-26T18:30:05+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ever wondered how your collective unconscious can affect your everyday behaviour? Are you afraid of snakes but never actually seen one? You’re not alone. In fact, it seems the inner psyche has been the topic of study for many scientists - but one, in particular, stands out to this day. Behavioural scientist and psychologist Carl [...]

The Psychology of Conformity or Why Do We Have the Need to Fit in?

By |2018-10-02T22:06:43+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

What are the answers to the psychology of conformity? Why exactly do we do it? In today's crowded society, we all seek to find something about ourselves that is unique. However, by its very definition, conformity means to change behaviours in order to fit in with the people around you. We want to be unique, [...]

How to Supercharge Your Learning Ability with These 4 Science-Backed Methods

By |2018-09-30T22:00:20+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Do you want to supercharge your learning ability? Fortunately, there are some effective and science-backed ways you can do this, no matter what your age is. There is a popular notion that with age, learning ability starts to decline and adults cannot grow new brain cells while their ability to create new connections between the [...]