Do you find that you tend to procrastinate? Your brain structure could be to blame. The good news is that you can reverse this behaviour thanks to everything we now know about neuroplasticity. Check out this article to read about the proposed neural basis of procrastination.
Consciousness is one of the great mysteries of neuroscience and still baffles our greatest scientists, philosophers, psychologists and curious minded individuals. However, we have come a long way in our current understanding. This article provides a great recap of what we know currently and what we might know soon.
We all know about the five senses. But did you know we have a sixth sense? 'Interoception' is our sense of the internal workings of our bodies. Our internal bodies actually influence our thinking and behaviour just as much as the external environment around us. Check out this recent article that explores how electrical signals from the the gastrointestinal tract and the heart influence the brain (and cognition).