/Tag: neuroplasticity

Neurons Constantly Rewrite their DNA to Adapt to the Environment

By |2019-02-28T20:42:41+03:00May 9th, 2015|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

If you thought DNA was stable inside mature cells, you were wrong. Apparently, neurons are constantly changing to adapt to their environment. Minor surgeries are conducted toggling activity levels every single day. In effect, neurons constantly rewrite their DNA as needed. This information was discovered by John Hopkins scientists and published in the journal Nature Neuroscience [...]

5 Cognitive Enhancement Myths Debunked

By |2019-03-06T22:53:23+03:00February 11th, 2015|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to cognitive enhancement, the Internet is flooded with a ton of information on the subject. Unfortunately, a lot of that information is only based on speculation and flat-out lies rather than science and fact. With that in mind, we’ve decided to expose and debunk some of the most popular cognitive enhancement myths [...]

Magic Mushrooms Can Actually Rewire and Change Your Brain

By |2019-03-10T20:27:45+03:00December 26th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Psilocybin (the active chemical in "magic mushrooms") is, well, truly “magical.” I have discussed the benefits of psilocybin, as well as other psychedelics in some of my previous articles*, but it seems that researchers and medical professionals are discovering more and more exciting information on the topic all the time. More recently, scientists have discovered [...]

Older People Can Learn Just Like Younger People, But They Use a Different Area of the Brain

By |2019-03-11T21:01:00+03:00December 6th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Can old dogs learn new tricks? Why, sure they can, and so can we! The understanding among society has been that older people cannot learn as well as younger individuals. New findings contradict the notion that older generations have less flexibility in the brain. This flexibility (plasticity) is how the brain absorbs new information, thus forming knowledge. The [...]

Neuroscience Reveals the Secrets to Unlocking Your Brain’s Potential

By |2019-03-11T21:25:53+03:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

The claim about humans using only 10% of their brain capacity has long been debunked. In fact, most parts of our brains are active almost all the time. It has been confirmed thanks to neuroimaging technologies, including positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), which make it possible to monitor the activity [...]

How to Boost Your Brain Power to Achieve Success

By |2019-03-16T23:23:40+03:00September 24th, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you worried about personal success in your daily life activities? Worry no more! You are neurologically reinforced for the anticipated success you’ve been looking for. Just by using the power of mind, you are capable of discovering and fulfilling your dreams. Whatever your dreams and visions of success are, you are capable of achieving [...]

Psychedelic Therapy: Scientifically Confirmed Ways Psychedelic Drugs Can Treat Mental Disorders

By |2019-03-12T14:56:48+03:00September 6th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

In the midst of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” craze of going to help raise awareness for another worthy cause, psychedelic research. I’m going to approach this article a little differently; I’m going to write this as more of a research (past and current) based summary than most typical articles. This is a subject that [...]

Master Your Reality: How to Wake Up and Live the Life of Your Dreams

By |2019-03-12T20:26:19+03:00August 16th, 2014|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I told you that you are the creator of your life? You are the master of your own reality! Would you believe me? Some of these may sound familiar to you: "I am not successful/happy because of my partner/my parents who did not give me the right start in life; I’m too old to [...]