The Human Brain

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

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

The Psychology of a Silver Medal
The Psychology of a Silver Medal

Are athletes like McKayla Maroney, Galen Rupp, and Cullen Jones—who all recently won silver… >>

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… >>

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 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… >>

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… >>