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The Science Behind Lucid Dreaming

Successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep, with content and purpose not definitively understood is called a dream. Our writer Tanya Patil has rightly stated in her article “Science behind dreams: Why do we forget them after waking up?” that …

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The Science Behind Competition

I think we all have that friend in our lives who goes to extreme lengths to conceal their paper from the typical lazy bones who are determined to take a peek. Whether it’s having selective hearing in the exam hall or temporarily losing their voice to Ursula, to even developing …

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The Science Behind Anger

You know that moment when something goes wrong and your amygdala (the structure in your brain that puts your emotions in the driving seat) which is responsible for responding to external stimuli, fires you up by releasing neurotransmitters called catecholamine which fills you with energy and builds you up for …

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The Science behind Racism: Nature or Nurture? 

Racism exists in all paths of our life and, needless to say, is the most prevalent form of discrimination existing in our world. It is not just cultured by the ‘racially superior’ on its inferiors but works in mutual acceptance where even the ‘racially inferior’ feel that their inferiority is meant …

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The Science Behind Friendship

Friendship is a feeling developed when a person starts to acknowledge that one’s feeling towards another is more than just a mere knowing. Friendship is that flame that ignites when the flints of bonding are struck together. So taking friendship as the main subject let’s see what science says about …

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The Science Behind Addiction

Everybody is victim to addiction in one way or another. The word originates itself from the term used in ancient Roman for ‘enslaved by’ or ‘bound to’. Addiction is the habitual psychological or physiologic dependence on a substance or practice that is beyond voluntary control. This behavioral becomes serious and …

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