The Human Brain

Fascinating facts, studies, and science explaining why the human brain behaves as it does.

The Beautiful Life of Your Brain
The Beautiful Life of Your Brain

A look at the neuroscience of our most human traits—love, anger, compassion—and how to harness… >>

Who Knew: 8 Healthy Habits That Boost Your Brain
Who Knew: 8 Healthy Habits That Boost Your Brain

How the healthy choices you're already making can prevent dementia and keep your brain sharp. >>

8 Hidden Signs You Might Be Depressed
8 Hidden Signs You Might Be Depressed

Depression, especially milder cases, doesn’t always involve crying or feeling obviously unhappy… >>

Studies Show These 8 Smells Make People Happy
Studies Show These 8 Smells Make People Happy

The key to happiness might be right under your nose. >>

These 11 Little Habits Are Blocking Your Creativity
These 11 Little Habits Are Blocking Your Creativity

Experts say everyone has the capacity to be creative, but many of our daily thoughts and actions… >>

Malcolm Gladwell on the Late Bloomer Phenomenon
Malcolm Gladwell on the Late Bloomer Phenomenon

If you haven't discovered your exceptional gift yet, you're in good company. Mark Twain, Alfred… >>

How Unhealthy Is Binge Watching? Press Pause, and Read On
How Unhealthy Is Binge Watching? Press Pause, and Read On

Binge-watching might be worse for you than you think, according to the latest research, but here's… >>

Could You Be a Genius? This Mensa Quiz Will Tell You
Could You Be a Genius? This Mensa Quiz Will Tell You

Here's a fun way to put your IQ through its paces. Try these sample questions! >>

6 Weird Effects Fast Food Has on Your Brain
6 Weird Effects Fast Food Has on Your Brain

You probably know it can blow up your waistline, but fast food may also have a surprising impact on… >>

7 of the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer’s
7 of the Earliest Signs of Alzheimer’s

If you or a loved one experiences these subtle but possibly serious symptoms of memory loss… >>