What Quantum Biology Teaches Us About Health

What is quantum biology and how can it help us understand some of life’s biggest mysteries? Quantum mechanics is, to the layman, the basic study of atoms and cells and their mechanical underpinnings. But it seems that this may yet be another case of the scientific and medical communities aligning because of the potential that…

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Beware These 20 Cognitive Biases

Election season is upon us again! Even a year before the general election, polls show that the majority of individuals have already made up their mind on a candidate to support. That’s just a current example to give us some idea of the effect of certain cognitive biases. But what is a cognitive bias and…

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Researchers Find A Stem Cell That Mimics The Brain

Scientists have been doing amazing things with stem cells for a while now. The opportunities offered by stem cell research is some of the most exciting to be found in the entire scientific and medical community. Most recently, researchers have developed “a screening system for predicting developmental neurotoxicity.” In other words, thanks to advances in…

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What Yūgen Can Teach Us About The Universe

One of the noticeable things about aging is what it does to you. Not what it does to you physically, but what it does to you mentally and spiritually. Older people are quick to talk about the importance of reverence, to know your place and to revere the universe around us. This is perhaps most…

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The History Of Human Knowledge Visualized

How do human beings organize and visualize information? More interestingly, do we all organize and visualize information in the same way? By taking a look back through medieval Europe, genealogical maps, former systems of law, and even all the animal species known to man, we can analyze and learn about how human beings process information.…

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Has Science Just Discovered The Secret Of Immortality?

The idea of immortality or a fountain of youth has been talked and dreamed about for almost as long as humanity has been around. Even more interestingly, it seems that the dream of immortality isn’t confined to a particular culture or region of the world but is shared across many of them. Indeed, when we…

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Sooth Your Mind By Learning About The Artistic Process

Art isn’t just interesting to look at it, it’s also healthy. Like any educational experience, art expands our minds of what is possible, but it does even more than that. Certain art has also been documented to have a soothing, relaxing effect on the mind. Learning about the artistic process has the same health benefits.…

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4 Life Tips From Hunter S. Thompson

Today we get some life tips from an unlikely source – Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson, as many of you no doubt know, can hardly be said to have lived a saintly life, but that doesn’t mean that he doesn’t have something to offer about it. His best life tips? 1. Define Your Way Of Life.…

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Researching What Happiness Is And What It Is Not

What does it mean to be happy? We’re often asked the question, or told to ask ourselves the question, “are we happy?” Before deciding what answer to give to such a question, we have to examine what exactly happiness even is and what it means. Is it an abstract, unrealized concept or is something concrete…

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The Importance Of Having A Prepared Mind

What does it mean to have a “prepared mind”? A “prepared mind” is a mind ready for anything, a mind that acknowledges the role played by chance but which has the will to accomplish remarkable things. It has been noted before that a “prepared mind” is key to making discoveries, be they in the medical field…

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