Human Brain

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

What Are Alpha Waves and How to Train Your Brain to Achieve Them

By | 2018-03-13T21:27:52+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Alpha waves are associated with the relaxed state of the mind. You can greatly benefit from them and even train your brain to produce them. This will help you achieve maximum concentration, awareness and relaxation. Imagine for a second that you are sitting on a sandy beach, or under a tree staring far into the [...]

Left and Right Brain: Which Hemisphere Dominates You and How to Balance Them

By | 2018-03-07T21:13:23+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

If you would like to know whether your left and right brain hemispheres are balanced and which of the two dominates you, this article will give you the answers. The human brain is the most complex organ in the human body, and its functionality still remains an enigma to be explored by scientists. It is [...]

Who Is the Smartest Person in the World? Top 10 People with the Highest IQ

By | 2018-02-06T20:14:16+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

If you want to know who the smartest person in the world is, look no more. Here is a list of 10 people who have the highest IQ scores today. The brain is the most mysterious part of the human body. It is an essential part of our system. Although each individual possesses special qualities [...]

Eye Movements When Lying: How Your Eyes Betray Your Lies

By | 2018-02-07T22:49:08+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Can your eye movements reveal whether you are telling the truth or not? Some body language experts believe a person exhibits certain eye movements when lying, but others disagree. It is generally accepted that the left side of our brain is associated with logic and our right side with creativity. Therefore anyone who looks left is [...]

What Is Brain Plasticity and How to Use It to Supercharge Your Brain Power

By | 2018-02-15T22:51:36+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Brain plasticity or neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to change. Moreover, you may not know that you can stimulate it to supercharge your brain power. This article will reveal the ways to do it. The brain is easily one of the most important parts of our body. In order to properly function, our brains [...]

What Is Fluid Intelligence and 6 Science-Backed Ways to Develop It

By | 2018-02-12T14:22:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Our fluid intelligence is more about the way we think than the knowledge stored in our brains. In the past, people thought intelligence was fixed. However, we now know that there are many things we can do to increase our intelligence. This article looks at the ways we can develop our fluid intelligence. The idea [...]

How the Addicted Brain Works: the Anatomy of Drug Addiction

By | 2018-02-09T14:27:07+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Today, we will talk about the way the addicted brain works to better understand what drug addiction does to the most important human organ on a physiological level. When you sit down to eat an ice cream sundae, how do you feel? You probably feel happy or excited in anticipation of the yummy treat you’re [...]

The Stoned Ape Theory Offers an Unconventional View of Human Evolution

By | 2018-01-16T20:10:43+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Stoned Ape Theory was founded by none other than the American author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence Kemp McKenna. Before we discuss the Stoned Ape Theory itself, let’s talk about its author. Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, and died on April 3, 2000. He had a hobby of fossil hunting in [...]