What is Classical Conditioning and How It Works?

Feeding dog one of the examples of classical conditioning

  Classical conditioning is the type of learning in which you learn unconsciously. An automatic condition response is paired with a specific stimulus in classical conditioning. It creates a behavior. Ivan Pavlov is known as the father of classical conditioning. He conducted canine digestion. He found that over time, dogs were salivating … Read more

Introduction to the Interesting Science of Predicting Earthquakes

aftermath of a large earthquake

  Earthquakes are one of the most common natural phenomena on our planet. It happens when there’s a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s lithosphere, creating seismic waves. A branch of the science of seismology that is concerned with the specification of the location, time, and magnitude of future earthquakes within … Read more

What is Gaslighting?

couple arguing

Have you ever experienced second-guessing yourself, your feelings, your perceptions, and your memories because of a manipulative person? If you have, then you’re probably a victim of what psychologists call gaslighting. It is a term used to describe the controlling and toxic actions that manipulative people use, which is emotionally abusive to … Read more

Why Does Crying Make You Feel Better?

A portrait shot of a woman crying

Crying is a natural response of humans to different situations. Humans cry when they are sad as well as happy. For years, it has been assumed that crying is a sign of weakness. However, today science has something completely opposite to say. Believe it or not, science believes that crying helps humans … Read more

The History of the Artificial Heart

An artificial heart exhibited at the London Science Museum

  In the past years, we have seen impeccable advancement in medicine. Indeed, this field has come a long way. Conditions that were usually considered lethal are now treated easily. Pandemics that killed thousands and millions are now small infections that don’t require serious attention. Similarly, organ replacement and transplantation have changed … Read more

Higgs Boson (The God Particle) Found

Higgs Boson's Origin

The Higgs Boson particle since its inception has kept the scientists and physicists curious about the existence of particle mass and the mechanism. The Higgs mechanism that features the Higgs field and Higgs boson is assumed to provide mass to elementary particles. Over the past few years, particle physicists have been able … Read more