Human Brain

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

The Mystery of Wrinkled Fingertips in Water and 4 More Evolutionary Quirks

By |2019-02-08T20:20:05+03:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered why you get wrinkled fingertips if you are in water for long periods of time? It’s actually a neat evolutionary quirk, developed over time, designed to enable us to survive. So how does it work? Why do we get wrinkled fingertips? Not only that, but why is it only our fingertips [...]

The Nature of Reality and 4 Experiments That Show Reality Is an Illusion

By |2019-02-25T15:45:28+03:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

As a species, the human race has evolved to the point where we ask ourselves fundamental questions to help make sense of our existence. One such question is, What is the nature of reality? If I asked you to explain what reality is, you might respond by saying that it is everything ‘out there’. It [...]

The Curious Case of Phineas Gage and Why It Still Fascinates Neuroscientists

By |2018-12-28T14:18:02+03:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Does the name Phineas Gage ring a bell? If not, but you are fascinated with the human brain, then sit back, relax and let me tell you this incredible story. These days we know a lot about the human brain. For example, which areas are responsible for cognitive function or processing the senses. But back [...]

3 Ways Environmental Problems Affect Your Intelligence, According to Science

By |2019-02-25T21:32:53+03:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Earth, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Is it really possible for environmental problems to alter our brain power? Quite possibly! Have you ever been too hot to work, or maybe even too cold? These are just a couple of examples of environmental problems leading to an impact on our daily lives and our productivity. But, science now says that there is [...]

Why Do Life-Like Dolls, Robots and Zombies Seem Eerie to Us?

By |2018-11-26T14:34:57+03:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who is a fan of the Chucky films? How about I, Robot? If you answered yes, you might be in the minority. That’s because most of us find life-like dolls and robots disconcerting and unsettling. But why do life-like dolls, robots and zombies freak us out so much? Even new-born babies are predisposed [...]

3 Signs Your Right Hemisphere Is More Dominant and What It Means

By |2019-03-05T19:07:16+03:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Is your right hemisphere or left hemisphere most dominant? More to the point, what does it mean exactly? The right hemisphere of the brain is associated with creativity and imagination, whereas the left is associated with logic and reasoning. So, are you interested in science and maths or do you prefer art and music? Does [...]

The Difference between Inductive and Deductive Reasoning and Examples of Each

By |2018-11-25T22:10:39+03:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

There are two kinds of reasoning: inductive and deductive reasoning. The difference between them is incredibly significant in science, philosophy, and many areas of knowledge. Inductive and deductive reasoning are the two ways in which we think and learn, helping us to develop our knowledge of the world. It is easy to confuse the two, [...]

The Asch Experiment and the Uncomfortable Truth It Reveals about Human Nature

By |2019-02-25T15:17:42+03:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Asch experiment reveals the true power of conformity. In fact, you might just see yourself in a whole new light! If you’ve ever wondered how your opinions can influence people, as well as how others can influence you, the Asch experiment is worth reading about in more detail. One of the greatest psychologists of [...]