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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…

Earth-Like Planet Is Discovered

Scientists just found an Earth-like planet that is a very promising candidate for hosting life. Of course, this discovery doesn't mean that we actually found life on other planets. More precisely, the likelihood of life existing on other planets just became a little more realistic. A planet that is at…

A System That Allows You to Control Home Appliances with Your Mind

Italian scientists from the Roman Research Institute “Santa Lucia Foundation” have created an experimental model of a system that allows people with disabilities to control home appliances with their minds. The so-called ASPICE project involves a system that makes it possible for a disabled person to easier interact with the…

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…