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

Regular Meditation Proven to Rebuild the Brain

Just two months of conscious and proper practice of regular meditation seem to completely rebuild the human brain. This sensational conclusion was made by a team of scientists at Harvard Medical School. The results of the study were published in a special edition of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. The experiment was…

Whose Memory Is Better: Men’s or Women’s?

Whose memory is better, male or female? British researchers found that women have more developed memory than men, reports The Daily Mail. Perhaps, for this reason, ladies never forget anniversaries and things that happened a long time ago. :) Researchers from Cambridge University tested the memory of 4500 people aged 49…

Déjà Vu: Scientists vs Mystics

The phrase is French and means "already seen". The deja vu phenomenon describes an experience in which, for a few seconds or fractions of seconds, we feel that something we are experiencing at the moment has already happened in the past. Some people experience it every day, others very rarely,…

Visions of Angels Described in the Bible Could Be Lucid Dreams

A research team in California, U.S., tried to give a more common sense explanation to the prophets' visions of angels described in the Old Testament. A team from the Research Centre for Out-of-Body Experiences argues that these metaphysical visions might indeed have taken place but could have been a product of…

The Third Eye in Culture and Science

The ancient legend that humans have a mystical sense organ – the so-called third eye – have deep and strong roots in eastern culture. In the esoteric European traditions, there is no mention of the third eye. In many Hindu legends and myths about this unusual organ, it is referred to as an indispensable feature of…