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Oxytocin Is Much More Than Just a ‘Love Hormone’: Study Links It to Spiritual Enlightenment

By |2019-01-25T23:30:08+02:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The hormone Oxytocin has been the subject of numerous research after being first discovered as early as 1906 by Henry Dale, with its molecular structure discovered in 1952. During the past few decades, the so-called "cuddle hormone" has been most notably linked to social bonding, childbirth and sexual reproduction. However, as new research shed more [...]

5 Surprising Signs That You May Have Above Average Intelligence

By |2018-09-17T17:34:55+02:00August 27th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

What does above average intelligence actually entail? We all know one person who is so smart, the term 'genius' just seems to fit them perfectly. But what are the actual traits of a genius and how do you know if you are one? Well, according to scientists, it’s actually quite simple. People of above average [...]

Sleepwalking: What You Should Know about This Phenomenon and Its Causes

By |2019-01-25T23:30:08+02:00June 24th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , |

Sleepwalking can be a scary thing for everybody concerned. People don’t expect their family members to go wandering around the house at night, eat from the fridge, or evening going for drives – at least, not while they’re asleep. Many might even call it creepy. And obviously, that must go double for the actual person [...]

Learning New Words Stimulates the Same Brain Areas as Chocolate, Sex and Drugs

By |2019-03-29T21:59:21+02:00November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

If you like having sex, eating chocolate or taking drugs (or all of the above), you are going to love learning new words. No, seriously, learning is just as stimulating and exciting as either of these “fun-filled” activities. Not saying that drug use is good or anything, it’s just that the high of reaching drug [...]

Women Are Attracted to Men with Wide Faces, New Study Suggests

By |2019-03-13T23:11:48+02:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

If you are a person that believes that everyone has their soulmate out there, recent research suggests that if you’re looking for a male soulmate, that soulmate may have a higher chance of success at wooing you if he has a wider face (Valentine, Li, Penke & Perrett, 2014). Apparently, when put to the test [...]

Freud’s Oedipus and Electra Complexes: Right or Wrong?

By |2019-03-14T23:18:33+02:00July 27th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

When people think about psychology and psychotherapy, especially those unfamiliar with the fields, most tend to think about Sigmund Freud and his theories on psychosexual development. One of Freud’s most controversial theories was that boys go through a phallic stage when they have an unconscious sexual attraction towards their mothers (with an absolute hatred of [...]

The Repeat Customer: 4 Reasons Why A Consistent Sex Partner Is The Best Partner

By |2019-03-29T21:59:50+02:00July 5th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Finding a consistent sex partner is at the top of the priority list for many people out there. Though they may not be able to explain why, a consistent sex partner is actually one of the best options for people who want to maintain their top-level performance in bed as well. Level Of Confidence Gaining confidence [...]

Debunking Some Common Myths about Sex

By |2019-03-29T22:00:35+02:00June 27th, 2014|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: |

Scientists are shedding light on some of the most prevalent rumors about sex, making it clear that what we hear and read is not always true. There are plenty of rumors, inaccuracies and absurd stories about sexual performance circulating out there, especially in the Internet age. Thus, two American experts, Dr. Aaron Carroll and Dr. [...]