Monthly Archives: April 2018
Our eyes lie to us.
In fact, the human eye is a very “imperfect” organ. If you compare the visual system with cameras, you should immediately say that they are different from the word “completely” (although it would seem). The fact is that the human brain actively “intervenes” in the process of collecting visual information and corrects its perception, primarily-colors, shapes, and even the perception of time. Here are some interesting paradoxes.
1. Upside down Continue reading
Modern people are used to trust medicine unconditionally and rely on the help of doctors both in the case of a common cold and in the case of serious diseases. But there were times when viruses destroyed entire populations, and medical care was more of a trial-and-error process in which the strongest survived.
Bloodletting is an old, creepy medical practice that has been around for millennia. It consisted in the fact that the doctor “bled” a living patient to cure him of some disease. Continue reading
Dejection, melancholy, spleen…
Although public understanding of depression has improved somewhat in recent years, people still often misunderstand or ignore depression and its symptoms. Worse, too many people hide the fact that they are depressed, and others do not believe in such a state at all. And this only makes this condition worse. Therefore, it is very important to know the signs of depression in order to provide timely assistance to a person.
1. The behavior is deceptive Continue reading