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Do Our Brains Create Consciousness?

Thiashya is back answering another big question in science. This time, she explains whether our brains create consciousness.

3 October 2016
Why Do We Get Deja-Vu?

Why do we get Deja-Vu? Are we really seeing the future? Science (Thiashya Jayasekera) finally explains.

8 August 2016
Why Do We Get Sick In Winter?

But how much truth is there to this old wives’ tale? Can you catch a cold from being cold?

19 July 2016
Why Do We Sleep?

Whether you see it as a necessary evil or dream of living the burrito life, the question remains: why is it necessary?

16 May 2016
Why are some people left handed?

It’s hard being a left-hander in a right-handed world.

18 April 2016
Do We Have A Sixth Sense?

Have you ever sensed that something bad was about to happen? Have you ever had a dream come true?

21 March 2016
Why Do We Yawn?

The yawn remains a brain­ boggling phenomenon, know that you are revelling in one of life’s most enduring mysteries.

25 February 2016