6 Ways Your Body Can Play Tricks On Your Mind

New research shows that your body language does much more than just change the way other people see you — it can even change how you see yourself.

Psychologists describe this phenomenon as “embodied cognition.” HuffPost Science’s Jacqueline Howard shares six scientific findings that shed light on how you can use your own body to your benefit.

By: Talk Nerdy To Me.

Michio Kaku on the Science of Dreams

Michio Kaku describes how our prefrontal cortex disengages as we dream, thus suppressing the fact-checking component of our consciousness. Dr. Kaku’s latest book is The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind (http://goo.gl/G06jvb).

Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/odYmq4

By: Big Think.

Fear of Holes - Science on the Web №67

Sure there’s a fear of spiders or even clowns. But holes? Find out why, for some people, staring into a hole is like falling through an infinite portal.

By: How Stuff Works.