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

Is There Any Scientific Evidence That Telekinesis Exists?

Telekinesis is the ability to move inanimate objects at will. Some examples include: changing the direction of a compass needle, moving objects in the air, bending metal items, or extinguishing the flame of a candle at a distance. Among the psychic phenomena such as clairvoyance, telepathy, and others, the phenomenon…

Possible to Read Each Other’s Minds? Study Finds Evidence of ‘Telepathy’ in Couples

Researchers from the University of Technology in Sydney, led by Dr. Trisha Stratford have found out that some couples are so harmonious that their brain starts working “on the same wavelength”. The researchers claim that this is the first scientific confirmation of the existence of the so-called sixth sense or…

Mozart Effect: How Does Mozart’s Music Affect the Brain?

Numerous studies show that classic music has positive effects on the human brain. But it looks like the impact of Mozart's music is more profound than the works of any other composers. Frances Rauscher, a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, discovered an unusual effect of Mozart’s music on people’s…

Studies Reveal the Secrets of Genius Brains

What makes a genius? Scientists have long wanted to discover the secrets of genius. Looking for the answers, different researchers examined the brain of Albert Einstein, the prominent physicist and mathematician who is also a timeless symbol of high intelligence and innovative thinking, and found a few distinctive features. You…

Secret of Sharp Memory Revealed

It has been always considered that a sharp memory is a matter of one's capacity to store more information in their brain. Now scientists believe that the main role in this process comes down to an individual's ability to concentrate and filter out unnecessary information. Experiments on a sharp memory…

Electrical Stimulation of the Brain Accelerates Learning

A report presented at the British Science Festival by professor Heidi Johansen-Berg from Oxford University shows that passing a weak electrical current through specific areas of the brain can facilitate the learning process. During the research, scientists examined changes in the brain that occur after a person reaches adulthood. Also,…