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  • Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon: a Curious Cognitive Effect

By |2020-02-27T22:43:17+03:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Have you ever learned about a new word, fact, idea or product and subsequently see it everywhere around you? This curious cognitive effect is known as the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. So, is it just a coincidence? Or is there a scientific explanation behind this phenomenon? In this post, we take a look at what the Baader-Meinhof [...]

  • ruminating thoughts

5 Types of Ruminating Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By |2020-03-24T16:52:20+03:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Ruminating thoughts are different than just sorting through problems to find a solution. Rumination is not a healthy option. Yes, I fall into ruminating and negative thoughts all the time. When you struggle with mental illness, it’s easy to do this sometimes. Unfortunately, rumination is not a healthy thing to do. When you sit around [...]

  • thoughts about death

5 Types of Thoughts about Death and How to Handle Them

By |2020-03-24T16:52:42+03:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Have you ever pondered on thoughts about death? No, I don’t mean suicidal thoughts, I mean thoughts of this inevitable conclusion. If you’re having thoughts about death, congratulations. You’re a normal human being. We all think about death from time to time, wondering what it will be like and wondering how painful the process will [...]

  • deal with obsessive thoughts

How to Deal with Obsessive Thoughts When You Have Depression or Anxiety

By |2020-03-24T16:52:55+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Obsessive thoughts and painful feelings are the curses of depression. One of the most agonizing effects this affliction brings with it is intrusive and unwanted thoughts. If you are one of the people who suffer from both anxiety and depression, day-to-day life can feel burdensome because of compulsive thoughts. Unwanted intrusive thoughts can cause a [...]

  • lost in thought

The Dangers of Getting Lost in Thought and How to Find Your Way Out

By |2020-03-24T16:53:03+03:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why do we become lost in thought? We can find ourselves lost in thought at any point during the day. You may be at work, sat in a lecture, on a train or lying in bed waiting to go to sleep. In fact, 50% of your day can be spent lost in thought, wandering through [...]

  • philosophical thoughts

6 Philosophical Thoughts That Will Shake Your Perception of the World

By |2020-03-24T16:53:12+03:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , |

As philosophy has expanded, so too have the philosophical thoughts which plague our existence. We are constantly wondering why we are here and what life means. In search of answers, great philosophers have developed their own philosophical thoughts to explain our existence and how we experience life. These philosophical thoughts have developed into schools of [...]

  • philosophy of mind experiments

Philosophy of Mind and 3 of Its Most Puzzling & Mind-Blowing Thought Experiments

By |2018-11-05T09:08:32+03:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Philosophy of Mind is the study of the relation between the mind and the body. As one of the oldest branches of philosophy, the Philosophy of Mind examines questions such as the nature of emotion, perception, memory, identity and death. The doctrine studies how we connect to the world around us. It attempts to answer [...]

  • anxious thoughts introvert

8 Anxious Thoughts Every Introvert Has Before and After a Social Event

By |2020-03-24T16:53:33+03:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Every introvert gets anxious before they go to a social event. Often they will be anxious for hours afterwards, too. Here are a few of the most common anxious thoughts introverts have about socialising. Every introvert has anxious thoughts when they are preparing for a social event. They also know that they will have plenty [...]