A symphonic masterpiece of feelings, behaviors and experiences, as well as a warehouse of memory and awareness, it’s no surprise the brain is still a mystery to itself. So, what do we truly know about the brain? Better yet, what are we buying into that isn’t actually backed by fact? Let’s see what science says about the brain and throw out myths that hold us back from truly knowing ourselves. Continue reading Are You being Hoodwinked by Neuromyth?
Social Hierarchy. What is it good for? Continue reading An average essay on Social Hierarchy
This idea – debunked in its early form decades ago – has recently been brought back again with some interesting new approaches. Continue reading Can you learn in your sleep?
Let’s just relax and sit back because this will not be just another article on Trump’s mental health issue. Continue reading “Unfit President” vs. “Armchair Psychiatry”
Tears are an almost unavoidable part of life. But have you ever asked yourself why we cry when we are sad? Continue reading A small insight into the tears we cry
I find that when I start eating certain foods, I end up eating much more than planned. I find myself continuing to consume certain foods even though I am no longer hungry. I want to cut down or stop eating certain kinds of food. I have found that I have elevated desire for or urges to consume certain foods when I cut down or stop … Continue reading Hi, my name is _______ and I’m addicted to food
Why does music hold such an important place in our lives? Insights from neuroscience.
Continue reading Sound of Music or Sound of Silence: Why We Find Music Rewarding
“Flatliners” is a recent movie about medical students experimenting with near-death experiences and the consequences of “playing god”. But what does science tell us about what goes on in our brains after we die? Continue reading Flatliners: What is going on in your brain after you die?
Thinking in another language may change your perception of the world Continue reading Language as a Thinking Tool
What’s happening on today’s brain scene may have far reaching implications for the clinicians of tomorrow. See here! Continue reading Build for me a brain.
Most people have mixed feelings when it comes to teamwork. But how does your brain deal with it? Continue reading Brains in synchrony – the magic of being on the same wavelength
The silent production of words inside our brain (also referred in the literature as inner-voice or inner-speech), bridges language and thoughts. It’s estimated that we hear it for at least one-quarter of our conscious life! You are probably hearing it right now… Continue reading That little voice inside our heads