10 Personal Attributes You Never Knew You Inherited From Your Parents

10 Personal Attributes You Never Knew You Inherited From Your Parents

You have brown eyes like your mom and long legs like your dad. Things like this are incredible when you think about it: we inherited every physical attribute from our parents, from copies of their genes. But what other things came from our predecessors?   Homo-Intelligentis took a look at the latest research into genetics and discovered some surprising things. Here are ten personal features you inherit from your parents…

What 5 Popular Drugs Including Weed And Booze Do To Your Body And Brain

What 5 Popular Drugs Including Weed And Booze Do To Your Body And Brain

By Erin Brodwin and Samantha Lee 27/02/2017, 14:35 A puff of this, and the world transforms into a colorful kaleidoscope of dancing patterns and waves of sound; a sip of that, and the muscles in your body relax like jello. We know different drugs make us experience the world around us in very different ways — and their after-effects are often nowhere near as pleasant as the immediate results they produce. So what exactly are these drugs doing to prompt these feelings?   Marijuana Silvia Izquierdo/AP Samantha Lee/Business Insider Magic…

4 Things You Can Do to Cheer Up, According to Neuroscience

4 Things You Can Do to Cheer Up, According to Neuroscience

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to minimize the value of medication for those who experience this on a daily basis, UCLA neuroscientist Alex Korb, author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time, has some insights that might just get you back on the sunny side. It’s all got to do with neuroscience.