The human brain treats rejection in a similar way to the way it processes physical pain.
A scientific study conducted by the University of Michigan Medical School has shown that the brain uses a similar reaction to ease the pain of social rejection as it does to deal with pain caused by physical injury.
A team led by Dr. David T. Hsu also found that people who showed high levels of resilience on a personality test also had higher levels of natural painkiller activation.
Forgetting is good for the brain: deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity.
Male brains, on average, have a total volume that is between 8% and 13% larger than that of females.
Babies have big heads to hold rapidly growing brains. A 2-year-old's brain is 80% of adult size.
The feeling of Certainty can be triggered without the need for facts or reasoning, using electric stimulation over a specific part of the brain.