Human Brain

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

7 Ways Social Isolation Affects Your Intelligence & Mental Health

By | 2018-07-13T17:06:11+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

We live in a world where we now can be more connected to one another than ever before. Despite this though, many people still suffer because of social isolation. Furthermore, there are some people who choose to isolate themselves. Social isolation and loneliness are obviously intricately connected. This can lead to people suffering from anxiety [...]

How to Trigger Brain Stimulation with These 8 Everyday Activities

By | 2018-07-12T21:07:34+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It is important to keep our brains healthy, so try the following everyday activities to trigger brain stimulation, improve cognitive abilities and reduce cognitive decline. We rely on our brains for everything, yet we often don't think about taking care of them. Luckily, it is quite easy to look after our brains. Most of the [...]

The Flynn Effect and Its Reversal in the 21st Century or Why the Humanity Is Getting Dumber

By | 2018-06-24T17:53:59+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

The Flynn Effect describes how IQs rose for the first part of the 20th century. With all advances in technology, our knowledge about diet and health, and the easy access we have to education, you'd think IQs would continue to rise. And they were. Up until the 21st century, at least, and this is exactly [...]

The Reality of Chakra Healing and the Science behind the Chakra System

By | 2018-06-19T18:20:10+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Spirituality, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Science may not have been able to prove the existence of chakras and chakra healing, but we do know that there are energy systems that keep our bodies functioning. These energy systems affect everything that goes on in our mind and body and understanding them and how chakra healing works can help us to find [...]

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. [...]