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Top 10 Interesting Human Psychological Facts

10 interesting Psychological Facts

1. LiesLying

Lies – The average person tells 4 lies a day, 28 lies a week, 1460 a year and a total of 87,600 till they are 60. The most common lie of which is ‘I’m fine’. It is said that lying is the second thing Human develop soon after they learn to walk. (a 2 year old baby can lie too). People who lie more are good at detecting other people’s lie.

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2. Smile

Smile to make your self happy

Smile – Smiling can make you feel happier and energetic, even if you are in bad mood, smile will immediately improve your mood, even thinking about smile and using the face muscle is enough to trigger the happy chemicals (Endorphin and Dopamine) in your brain.

3. Placebo

Power of Placebo

Placebo effect: Placebos (when a substance is perceived as a drug, has effect as a drug) can be as good as real treatment. The placebo effect is a scientific proof that our thoughts are powerful enough to bring things into existence and have the ability to heal our self.

4. Feeling Sad

Sad vs Happy

A psychological study suggest that when your are sad, you feel all the people around you happy, and similarly when you are single, all you see are happy couples – when you are in relation, you see happy singles.

5. Multitasking

Multitasking

Performing many tasks at once or multitasking is not the inborn ability of human brain but research suggests that you can train your brain for Multi-tasking. Women brain, as compared to men, is more capable of multitasking at same time, they tend to listen to phone calls and watch TV show while cooking. Although multitasking reduces efficiency of work because we have to allocate different cognitive resources to different tasks and have to shift between different thought processes quickly.

6. Creativity

Creativity

Creativity: People are more creative in rooms colored blue, more creative in night and least in afternoon. However daydreaming and naps in noon can help with creative thinking. Left-handed people are more creative than right-handed.

7. Dreams

Dreams

On average, human brain forget 90% of what it dream about, but people who fall in Love remember 30% more dreams.

8. Blaming

Blaming Others

In a bad situation, Humans tend to blame other people rather than circumstance. In a quarrel with neighbors, it’s your neighbors who always wrong.

9. Thought Suppression

Suppression

Trying to suppress or avoid your thoughts actually makes you think more about it. Similarly trying to forget about your Ex and there is more chance to fall in love again with him/her.

10 . Group Decision and Brainstorming

Group Decision

Group are bad at decision making, similarly brainstorming (group discussion to generate ideas) doesn’t work  because people in group are less active and more worried about what others think. So when it comes to generate great ideas and make decision, it is better to think alone.

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5 Most Weird Phobias that are Unbelievable !!!

5 Most Weird Phobias

Phobia is a Psychological disorder which can be defined as an irrational and irresistible  fear of something which is usually not that much scary to others. Following is a list and explanation of Five most Weird Phobias.

1. Geliophobia  – Fear of Laughter

Geliophobia (Fear of Laugh)


Geliophobia or gelophobia (The Laughter Phobia, from Greek “gelo” meaning “laugh”) is the fear of one’s own laughter or of others or both. The root cause of Geliophobia may be internal (genetic predisposition or heredity) or external traumatic event. The person may experience anxiety, palpitation, dryness of mouth, inability to articulate word and hand tremors, depending upon his level of fear, when hear the someone laughing.

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 2. Coulrophobia  – Fear of  Clown

Coulrophobia (Fear Of Clown)

Coulrophobia is extreme and irrational fear of clowns. This type is relatively present in children but can also found in teenager and adults. Although the cause may not known but it is sometime results from a traumatize experience with one personally or seeing “scary clowns” with their weird appearance in comics and films. A well-known example of such film is Steven Spielberg horror film “IT” (telecast in 1990s) depicting clown as a murder.

 3. Taphophobia – Fear of Buried alive

Taphophobia (Fear of Buried Alive)

Taken from Greek “taphos” mean grave, Technophobia is the fear of being buried alive.  History reveals that there have been many people who were being accidentally buried alive and the victims of Taphophobia have the same concern to worry about. The number of such cases was quit high in 17th and 18th centuries where people due to certain diseases gone to coma state but had been declared as deceased and were place in grave.

 4. Spectrophobia – Fear of Looking in Mirrors

Spectrophobia(Fear of Mirrors)

Spectrophobia is a morbid fear of looking in mirrors. It is a psychological condition which stem from one of several factors including ones’ dislike appearance or low self esteem, seeing one’s own reflection in darkness as it distorted in strange way, the sufferer may fear the breaking of mirror accidently (which is consider to brought extreme bad luck for them) or any unknown cause. These condition impacts greatly on the victim routine life as the reflective surfaces are common in everywhere.

5. Mneomphobia – Irrational Fear of Memories

Mnemophobia (Fear of Memories)

 For many people, memories are there precious but for the people with Mnemophobia, Memories are the horrifying. People with Mnemophobia are scared of remembering or losing their past memories (as in case of Alzheimer’s disease or other form of Dementia). Victims may have fear of all memories in general or specific fear of certain bad memories due to past traumatic event.

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