The human interesting mind fascinates me to a great length. An abode to millions of thoughts and emotions that functions 24×7!! From happiness to hatred and agony to amusement, it has experienced it all at some point in time or the other. For someone whom the human mind is a source of enthrallment
, the subject of psychology is likely to be on their list of interests too.
If the complexity of the mind has often left you perplexed and human psychology is your cup of tea, then this article is a must read for you. So, read on to learn some interesting psychological facts that will definitely leave you amazed. The very last person on your mind before you fall asleep is either the reason for your happiness or your pain.
If you announce your goals to others, you are less likely to succeed. Studies confirm that you lose motivation.
People with low self-esteem are 80% more likely to criticize others or put them down in order to make themselves feel better, tougher and smarter. But, people who are confident with themselves are more likely to take things as they are and enjoy them.
Your brain treats rejection like a physical pain.
If you yawn and someone else in the room yawns too, then it means that they were either staring at you and/or are interested in you romantically.
The type of music you listen to affects the way you perceive the world.
The colder the room you sleep in, the better chances are that you will have a bad dream.
95% of people text things they could never say in person.
When you are in love, you remember 30% more of your dreams. Psychology says that the key to happiness is spending your money on experiences rather than possessions.
People who laugh more are better able to tolerate pain-both physical and emotional. Men change their minds up to 3 times as often as women do. Also, men are more likely to make impulsive decisions as compared to women.
We can sense when somebody is looking at us even if we don’t see them. The more attracted you are to a person, the easier it is for them to make you laugh.
Your pupils dilate when you see someone you love. They also dilate when you see someone you hate. Studies show that people who sleep with multiple pillows are often lonely and depressed.
Most people remain quiet even when they want to say something in order to avoid an argument with someone they care about. When a person cries and the first drop of a tear comes from
the right eye, then it is happiness. But, when the first drop is from the left eye, it means pain.
Your favorite song is probably your favorite because you associate it with an emotional event in your life.
Religious practices like prayer and attending services is associated with lower levels of psychological distress.