Human Brain

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

The Story of Martin Pistorius: A Man Who Spent 12 Years Locked in His Own Body

Can you imagine what it would feel like to be trapped inside your own body, fully conscious but unable to…

1 year ago

Here’s How Phone Addiction Alters Your Brain, Shown in Brain Scans

Technology has changed so many things, and not all these changes are for the better. Phone addiction is one of…

2 years ago

False Awakening in Regular and Lucid Dreams: Causes & Symptoms

Have you ever been convinced that you’d woken up from sleep, but in fact, you were still dreaming? If so…

2 years ago

Hindsight Bias: Why We Overestimate Our Ability to Predict Events

They say hindsight is a wonderful thing, but don’t you just hate it when people say things like ‘I told…

2 years ago

What Is Willful Ignorance & 5 Examples of How It Works

Willful ignorance is built on the deliberate avoidance of evidence that doesn’t match one’s existing beliefs. This can be a…

2 years ago

Known Unknowns vs Unknown Unknowns: Two Sides of Ignorance

If I asked you how a CD worked, how confident would you feel in explaining it to me? Let’s say…

2 years ago

5 Benefits of Slow Thinking, According to Science

In a world where everything inexorably requires us to speed up, most people’s intuition tells them that being faster is…

2 years ago

4 Most Interesting Theories of Intelligence in Psychology

Intelligence and how we gain it has been a puzzle for centuries, but there are four theories in psychology I…

2 years ago

6 Cognitive Effects That Distort the Way You Think

Cognitive effects can distort the way you think, increase anxiousness, and lead to numerous other difficulties. However, they are usually…

2 years ago

Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon: a Curious Cognitive Effect

Have you ever learned about a new word, fact, idea or product and subsequently see it everywhere around you? This…

2 years ago

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