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This is how you can break your brain

Tom Scott explains how you can break your brain. By looking at least 15 seconds to the green-red stripes on the screen you can trick your brain into thinking that red is green and viceversa. This is an interesting, albeit extremely dangerous, thing to do. Nonetheless, you now know that you can trick your brain […]

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Will you lose your memory when you get older?

The short answer is YES. The longer one is maybe. It all depends on what you actually do. If you just there work, go home, then go back to work and do not do any brain work-outs, then you’re bound to lose memory year in year out. But, if you use that brain of yours […]

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Mega brain infusion: six things about the brain that will make it crumble

The brain is almost the most important thing in our bodies. In the past physicians would prescribe brain operations, meaning just pulling brains out, in order to cure illnesses. Needless to say that such operations cures the patient for ever. Now we know more and we experiment more on it, but we are still puzzled […]

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Why is our brain in the head?

A truly interesting question which has a simple answer: you need to keep the processing unit of you body real close to the food intake and to the visual and audio sensory system. Almost all life on Earth evolved to have the brains in the head because of this and it seems kinda logical, isn’t […]

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Do you really use 10% of your brain?

Don’t be dumb. If you really think that you use 10% of your brain, then that means that you actually use less than 1%. We use all our brain all the time. Let Josh tell you. He sent me.

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Use your brain to increase your car key range

Professor Roger Bowley unlocks his car from various distances, using waves from his key, brain and a big bottle of water. The principle is easy as it gets and it stand as the basis of the way microwave ovens work: water acts like an antennae and is also able to heat up. Since our brain […]

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Vsauce explains illusions

Illusions, mostly optical illusions, are either generated by our brain or by the natural phenomena that occur under some circumstances. The illusions caused by our brains are created because the brain tries to compensate for a given situation/information that it does not understand. Lots of times, optical illusions generated by our brain are also rooted […]

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Scientists can hack our brain now!

ASAP Science tells us that scientists can hack the brains of some animals right now and even humans can be subjects to such experiments. The principle is easy at its core: id the region of the brain that sends specific commands, like walking to the left, and then stimulate those regions. People will behave the […]

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Cyber AJ, the man saved from Parkinson’s disease by having electrodes in his brain

Cyber AJ, called like this because he has electrodes in his brain, is a modern cyborg that is able to fight against the Parkinson’s disease by having his brain constantly stimulated by small electrical charges which help him regain control over his motion and body. He has electrodes in his brain connected to a pacemaker […]

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What numbers describe our brain? We lose one neuron per second!

The brain is a fascinating organ, like the others, of course. Head Squeeze has created a interesting video in which we learn something new about “za” brain. Firstly, you need to know that the Human Brain Project has created BigBrain, a 3D map of a human brain. Now that’s cool. Now the numbers: -the brain […]

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