The Human Brain

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

7 Mind Tricks You Didn't Know You Fell For
7 Mind Tricks You Didn’t Know You Fell For

Your thoughts and behavior are surprisingly affected by seemingly unconnected ways because of the… >>

7 Anti-Aging Tips to Keep Your Brain Young
7 Anti-Aging Tips to Keep Your Brain Young

Make your brain better, faster, and smarter with these easy tips. >>

How the Brain Works With Google, GPS, and Other Technologies
How the Brain Works With Google, GPS, and Other Technologies

See how five technologies scramble your brain: GPS turns you into a terrible driver, Google mucks… >>

Protect Yourself from Alzheimer's Disease
Protect Yourself from Alzheimer’s Disease

Worried about Alzheimer's disease? Here, four simple steps that may help stave off dementia and… >>

Deadly Mind Tricks
Deadly Mind Tricks

Solid intuition or not, sometimes our gut instincts lead us to fatal errors. Learn about the brain… >>

13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain
13+ Things You Never Knew About Your Brain

I'm the engine that keeps you running all day long, and I'm here to share the mysteries of how I… >>

How the Science of Fear Makes Soldiers Stronger
How the Science of Fear Makes Soldiers Stronger

The U.S. military turns to science as it seeks new ways to create more resilient fighters and… >>

Magic Tricks Revealed, By Teller: 7 Ways to Fool the Brain
Magic Tricks Revealed, By Teller: 7 Ways to Fool the Brain

How do magic tricks work? Teller, of Penn & Teller, pulls back the curtain on human perception. >>

8 Brilliant Ways Babies Are Smarter Than You Think
8 Brilliant Ways Babies Are Smarter Than You Think

Chubby, cherubic, and drooly, sure. But babies are much more than lovable lumps, according to… >>

Check Your Brain: What's Normal, What's Not?
Check Your Brain: What’s Normal, What’s Not?

Here's how to tell if your healthy brain's forgetfulness is fine ... or kind of funny. >>

6 Ways Exercise Makes Your Brain Better
6 Ways Exercise Makes Your Brain Better

Movement is medicine for the mind: Here’s how your mental muscle benefits every time you get… >>

3 Everyday Things That Drain Your Brain
3 Everyday Things That Drain Your Brain

You probably don't notice, but these mundane experiences can throw your mental muscles for a loop. >>

How to Trick Your Mind Into Spending Less
How to Trick Your Mind Into Spending Less

The mind works in mysterious (and expensive) ways, but you can outsmart it with these money saving… >>

6 Brainy Habits of the Wisest People
6 Brainy Habits of the Wisest People

Intelligence may be somewhat innate, but wisdom can most certainly be learned. Here’s how to wise… >>

20 Memory Tricks You'll Never Forget
20 Memory Tricks You’ll Never Forget

How to retrain your brain. >>

The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)
The Benefits of Mental Health (or, the Upside of Being a Little Nuts)

Surprise: Certain disorders, and milder so-called subclinical symptoms, are often linked to… >>

The Introvert's Power
The Introvert’s Power

They probably wouldn't like to hear it, but introverts are having a moment in the spotlight as new… >>

Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Brain
Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Brain

Want to enjoy lifelong brain health? The following behaviors are pulled from existing research on… >>