Human Brain

Brain and Emotions: How Anger, Fear or Love Work in Your Brain

The human brain is incredibly complex. Neuroscientists are still uncovering hidden depths to this intriguing organ. and there is still…

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Mirror-Touch Synesthesia: the Extreme Version of Empathy

When a person says ‘I feel your pain,’ you take it to mean emotionally, not physically. But people that suffer…

3 years ago

Spiral of Silence Theory Explains Why You’d Rather Stay Quiet

During the 1970s, Elizabeth Noelle-Neumann, a German political scientist, developed the spiral of silence theory. Working in the context of…

3 years ago

Dunbar’s Number or Why Most of Your Social Connections Are Not Your Friends

Have you heard of Dunbar’s number? My sister certainly has. Years ago, when her new neighbour asked her if she…

3 years ago

Thought-Provoking TED Talk Shows What Power Our Words Actually Have

We speak, sometimes without even paying close attention to the words we say. Our words are sometimes babbling, and not…

3 years ago

4 Examples of Sublimation That Demonstrate How It Works in Daily Life

We all have thoughts and feelings which we know are 'not okay' by society's standards. It's a natural element of…

3 years ago

5 Benefits of Handwriting Compared to Typing, According to Science

In the modern world, the prominence of smartphones, tablets, and computers means that we communicate via typing rather than the…

3 years ago

Ebooks vs Printed Books: Which Are Better for Your Brain, According to Science?

Book enthusiasts have long defended the benefits of the printed word over ebooks. Yet, the arguments are frequently centered on…

3 years ago

5 Surprising Benefits of Thinking Aloud, Backed by Science

Talking to yourself out loud is typically seen as a social faux pas. Indeed, we get encouraged to stop guiding…

3 years ago

Do Binaural Beats Work? Here Is What Science Has to Say

As humans who suffer from a multitude of disorders, we look for cures that are effective. So do binaural beats…

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