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10 Things That Cause Short-Term Memory Loss (and You Probably Do Them Every Day)

By | 2017-05-29T17:49:46+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You've probably experienced embarrassing moments because of short-term memory loss. It's awkward when you can't remember someone's name when you met only ten minutes earlier. It's also frustrating to find the keys that you put away only five minutes before. You can avoid these situations if you know what causes short-term memory loss. You may [...]

How Meditative Breathing Can Help You Control Your Emotions, Moods and Anxiety

By | 2017-05-07T16:36:32+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Today, let’s learn about the amazing power of meditative breathing, which can help you be calmer, happier, more confident and less anxious. Through the ages, people have used slower breathing cycles to induce calmness and relaxation. What our ancestors intuitively knew to be effective is now confirmed by science. Meditative breathing produces a response that [...]

Here Is How Sad Music Makes Us Happy, According to Science

By | 2017-05-21T16:52:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that sad music can actually make you happy? Moreover, there is a science behind this weird phenomenon. Do you feel cold and lost in desperation? You build up hope, but failure’s all you’ve known, Remember, all the sadness and frustration and let it go, let it go. – Linkin Park Failure, depression, [...]

How to Improve Your IQ with These 9 Science-Backed Mental Exercises

By | 2017-03-12T17:31:17+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Learn how to improve your IQ score with the help of the following science-backed methods. Intelligence Quotient or IQ is defined as the score derived from several sets of tests to examine the human intelligence. Is it genetic and fixed throughout the life? Or do we need to work out to be smarter? Well, we [...]

Piano Players Have Unique and Beautiful Brains – Here Is Why

By | 2017-02-06T21:20:37+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Piano players are aliens. They are set apart with brains which operate in a whole other way. I’m not saying they’re geniuses or freaks. They're just unique. I guess I’m getting a little egotistical writing this because I play the piano. I’ve practiced this instrument from childhood, and I hated it then. Instead of seeing [...]

Classical Music Lovers and Metal Fans Have Surprisingly Similar Personalities

By | 2017-04-19T23:00:17+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

If you love listening to classical music, it seems that you may have similar personality traits with metal fans. Although classical music and heavy metal seem like they couldn’t be further apart musically, new research shows that fans of these genres are actually quite similar in their psychological profiles and that the two aren’t actually [...]

Why Do Earworm Songs Get Stuck in Your Head? (And What to Do to Get Rid of Them)

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:53+00:00 July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

That's what we say when earworm songs are coming back in our mind: “I don’t want to hear it! I mean it, don’t say it! Don’t, please!!” But it’s too late. My best friend just shared the song that’s been stuck in his head. He even sang a few verses of the song, while I [...]

Why Do Some People Get Goosebumps When Listening to Music While Others Don’t?

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:05+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Do you get goosebumps when you enjoy your favorite songs? Sometimes music can have the power to suddenly and emotionally strike us - in similar ways to food and sexual intimacy. It can make our hearts beat faster, our arms break out in goosebumps and our minds go blank. There is a less well-known French [...]

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