Psychology Facts

  • If you announce your goals to others, you are less likely to make them happen because you lose motivation.
  • Your mind “rewrites” monotonous speech of boring people to make it sound more interesting.
  • There are more than400 distinct phobias well recognised by psychologists.
  • Your favourite song is probably your favourite because you associate it with an emotional event in your life.
  • The type of music you listen to affects the way you perceive the world.
  • Spending money on others yields more happiness than spending it on you.
  • Phobias may be memories passed down through generations in DNA.
  • 30% of pregnant women crave non-food items, an eating disorder called pica.
  • Phobophobia is the fear of having a phobia.
  • Researchers are debating on adding Internet addiction to the list of mental disorders.
  • 1 in 5 people in France have experienced depression making it the most depressed
    country in the world.
  • There is a gene that can cause you to be negative most of the time.
  • The Truman Syndrome is a condition in which patients believe that they’re living in a reality TV show.
    68% of the people suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome, the feeling that one’s phone is vibrating when it’s not.
  • Paris Syndrome is a disorder, mainly suffered by Japanese people, caused after realizing Paris isn’t what they expected.
  • When she is happy, she can’t stop talking, when she is sad she doesn’t say a word.
  • Clinomania is the excessive desire to stay in bed all time.
  • If you are always worried about what others think of you, you will never be happy.
  • People with generally high levels of anxiety are more likely to remember pictures of threatening faces than calmer people.
  • Trypanophobia – Fear of injection
  • People who spend more time in the sun are likely to be happier and happy people are more likely to fall in love because their happiness makes other people happy.
  • If someone makes eye contact with you for 60% of a conversation they’re bored, 80% and they’re attracted to you and 100% of the time then they are threatening you.
  •  Clothes – What we wear affects how we behave.
  • When crying from happiness the first tear will come from the right eye but if you are crying from sadness it will come from the left.
  • The word psychology comes from the Greek word psyche meaning ‘breathe, spirit, soul’ and the logia meaning ‘study of.’
  • The brain is made up of 75% water.
  •  Your sense of smell is the sense which is best attached to your memory.
  • People who spend a lot of time on internet are more likely to be depressed, lonely and mentally unstable!
  • Lack of sleep leads to sugar carving!
  • You can’t read in a dream because reading and dreaming are functions of different sides of the brain, which don’t cooperate while dreams!
  • 80% of people feel better after Sleeping.
  • Psychology says, the person who brings out the best in you and makes you strong, is actually your weakness.

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