Brain Facts

Brain Operation
Brain Operation

It's scientifically proven that even a small dose of power changes how a person's brain operates and diminishes empathy.

Einstein's Brain
Einstein's Brain

The pathologist who made Einstein's body's autopsy stole his brain and kept it in a jar for 20 years.

Chocolate and Brain
Chocolate and Brain

The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation.

Brain and Forgetting
Brain and Forgetting

Forgetting is good for the brain: deleting unnecessary information helps the nervous system retain its plasticity.

Brain and Alcohol
Brain and Alcohol

Alcohol doesn't make you forget anything. When you get blackout drunk, the brain temporarily loses the ability to create memories.

Left/Right Brain Myth
Left/Right Brain Myth

There is no Left Brain/Right Brain divide. It's a myth. They work together.

Brain and Sleeping
Brain and Sleeping

Sleep deprivation affects the brain in multiple ways that can impair judgment and slow reaction.

Brain Actions
Brain Actions

The brain treats rejection like physical pain, according to scientists.

Brain Volume
Brain Volume

Male brains, on average, have a total volume that is between 8% and 13% larger than that of females.