Want to see Einstein’s most famous theory in every day life? Read this.
Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.
When psilocybin interacts with the neuron-receptors in the brain, it blocks that receptors ability to interact with serotonin, thereby greatly affecting perception, mood appetite, and a number of other factors you take for granted. The end result is a hyper-connectivity between parts of the brain that normally don’t speak to each other. The effect of this is what most people call a trip. It is during these types of psychedelic experiences that one may have the sensation of tasting colors or hearing smells.
Science says there’s a good chance you don’t what really makes you happy. When estimating our happiness, we humans tend to engage in something called “impact bias” where we overestimate the actual effect that different outcomes will have on our life.
When if they think they’d be happier winning the lottery or becoming paraplegic, most people quite understandably respond that they’d be happier with all that money and no handicap.
Still, real life statistics show that one year after winning the lottery or losing the use of their lower body, people in both these groups are equally happy. Yes, really, EQUALLY.
ET contact may be linked to other “paranormal” related encounters. Is there a science to explain it all?
Are you a soda lover? This video shows the effect that pop has on your body!
Researchers discovered that people who were engaged in more creative activities than usual on one day reported increased positive emotion and flourishing the next day.
From carrots to corn, plants have evolved with human intervention so that they are now drastically different than they once were when our Paleolithic ancestors consumed them. This intriguing video highlights these things and more.
Physicists at MIT have created a very strange and exciting new form of matter. Read about it now.
This Studies show that the same positive feedback in oxytocin release occurs when a mom gazes at her newborn infant, occurs when dogs make the so-called puppy eyes at their owners.
An ELAN – a glowing blob of gas – is a very rare thing to see, but this one is one of the rarest, because Astronomers can’t find its power source.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have tracked emotions such as compassion, joy, love, and so on versus the levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6). The researchers found that those who regularly have positive emotions have less IL-6—and they noticed the strongest correlation with one particular emotion: awe.