Conflict between science and religion lies in our brains. In order to believe in god, humans suppress the network of the brain used for analytical thinking.
Study has claimed that workout DVDs include negative imagery and demotivating language, which can be psychologically harmful for users.
Are you having trouble remembering something? Just take a relaxing break. Studies have shown that sleep helps retain information because during good night's sleep, the brain consolidates recently formed memories into stable, long-term memories. However, a new study published in the journal Hippocampus, has shown that this consolidation process can also happen even while one is awake.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes, as Benjamin Franklin famously wrote. Few of us find taxes exciting, but death – even just thinking about it – affects us profoundly in many different ways. This is why researchers across so many different fields study it from their perspectives.
According to the research published in the journal Cell, religious children seem to be less generous and altruistic than their non-religious counterparts.
Do you sometimes find berating yourself just because you cannot remember something? Seriously, you should stop that. Scientists at Lund University in Sweden have found that the brain forgets things in order to conserve energy. Earlier studies have also shown that our brain tends to erase unnecessary information so it can store, retrieve important ones and … Continue reading Our Brain Forgets Things In Order To Conserve Energy, Says Study
Decision making is defined as the cognitive process which involves making choices among several alternate possibilities, identifying them, choosing what is best based on the preference of the decision-maker.
While talking about some basic scientific principles, you should not believe everything you hear. Although scientific researches have confuted several myths, pseudoscience and misconceptions, something like medical myths that have been passed down to us through the centuries will not go away so easily. Here is the ten medical myths we all believe. [Featured Image … Continue reading Ten Medical Myths We Shouldn’t Believe, But We Still Do
For all those people who are looking for a positive start, stop hating yourself. Here is the 5-step guide for a complete personality makeover.