The Human Brain

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

Which Brain Exercises Improve Memory Best?
Which Brain Exercises Improve Memory Best?

The exercises you do to keep your mind sharp may not be enough to improve memory over time, but new… >>

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… >>

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… >>

8 Ways to Train Your Brain to Hate Junk Food
8 Ways to Train Your Brain to Hate Junk Food

If unhealthy, processed food, is sabotaging your weight loss efforts, outsmart junk food cravings… >>

3 Ways to Eat, Sleep, and Gargle Your Way to a Better Brain
3 Ways to Eat, Sleep, and Gargle Your Way to a Better Brain

Stay sharp with these simple, scientifically proven techniques. >>

Remember Everything!  8 Apps that Banish Forgetfulness
Remember Everything! 8 Apps that Banish Forgetfulness

The one thing you never forget is your cell phone, right? Download these apps to help lighten your… >>

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… >>

Researchers: Facebook Can Boost Self-Esteem ...and Waist Size
Researchers: Facebook Can Boost Self-Esteem …and Waist Size

Need a quick ego boost? Spend five minutes on Facebook. But beware—it could also lower your… >>

This Is Your Brain on Shakespeare: New Study Says Classic Lit Gives the Mind a Boost
This Is Your Brain on Shakespeare: New Study Says Classic Lit Gives the Mind a Boost

Next time you need a brain boost, put down the self help book and pick up some… >>

Grammar Rules: How to Sound Smarter
Grammar Rules: How to Sound Smarter

Think you know how to talk real good? Test yourself: These grammar rules will surprise even the… >>