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The Psychology of Conformity or Why Do We Have the Need to Fit in?

By |2018-10-02T22:06:43+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

What are the answers to the psychology of conformity? Why exactly do we do it? In today's crowded society, we all seek to find something about ourselves that is unique. However, by its very definition, conformity means to change behaviours in order to fit in with the people around you. We want to be unique, [...]

Blindsight: One of the Weirdest and Most Mysterious Phenomena of the Mind

By |2018-09-05T23:05:11+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

When is it possible to see without looking? When a person suffers from blindsight. Blindsight is a bit of an oxymoron, I mean, if you’re blind, how is it possible to see at the same time? In order to understand the condition of blindsight, we have to explore how the brain actually processes visual information. [...]

Ever Feel Like Being Watched? Science Reveals Why and How It Happens

By |2018-09-05T23:09:57+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you ever feel like you are being watched? Ever had a sudden tingling feeling at the back of your neck? You have an unnerving sensation of being watched. Nonetheless, when you look around, there’s no one there? It's unsettling to think that someone is watching you. Some of you might put it down to [...]

12 Secrets from Body Language Experts That Will Help You Read People Like a Book

By |2018-09-05T23:13:04+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Body language experts take our unconscious movements and decode them to understand what we are really saying. But the great thing is that you don’t need to be as knowledgeable as they are. This is because we’ve picked the minds of some of the best body language experts. We know that 7% of all [...]

8 Stephen Hawking Quotes about Life, Humanity and the World

By |2018-09-18T23:33:06+00:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , , |

While Stephen Hawking's death on the 14 March 2018 saddened the whole world, his life has been an inspiration in so many ways. The following Stephen Hawking quotes sum up his attitudes to science, life, the universe, relationships and living with a disability. Before we present our list of inspirational Stephen Hawking quotes, let's talk about [...]

People with Rh-Negative Blood Type Could Have Alien Origins, Controversial Theory Claims

By |2018-09-05T17:49:56+00:00April 7th, 2018|Categories: Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , |

Have you ever felt that you never really belonged in this world? Do you have a fascination with space and the universe? Do you feel that you have some sort of mission in life to seek the truth and help mankind? Do you also have Rh-negative blood? Before we go any further, it is important [...]

The Stoned Ape Theory Offers an Unconventional View of Human Evolution

By |2018-09-14T21:25:48+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Stoned Ape Theory was founded by none other than the American author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence Kemp McKenna. Before we discuss the Stoned Ape Theory itself, let’s talk about its author. Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, and died on April 3, 2000. He had a hobby of fossil hunting in [...]

Humans Express Only Four Primary Emotions, Study Finds

By |2018-09-13T23:30:23+00:00December 10th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

A recent study has found that we express just four primary emotions.  It also revealed some remarkable evolutionary mechanisms behind our emotions. Human beings are extraordinary creatures as we are the only species that express our emotions through our facial expressions. It is generally accepted that there are six primary emotions, as first proposed by [...]