18 Psychology Facts That Will Make You Think Twice
From why we're more likely to buy things on impulse to how our early childhood experiences shape our adult relationships, these psychology facts will help you better understand yourself and others.
If you’re at a house party holding a bottle of beer, don’t hold it up high and close to your chest, instead hold it lower down below your hip.
Body language experts suggest this projects an image of confidence and openness, making partygoers feel more willing to socialize with you.
People seem more attractive when they speak with full confidence and truth.
When people want to leave a discussion or conversation, they repeatedly move their feet back and forth, or start moving their legs around.
When you like someone wholeheartedly, it is almost impossible to lie in front of him.
One minute of anger weakens the immune system for 4–5 hours. One minute of laughter boosts the immune system for 24 hours.
The smell of orange relieves stress. Smelling an orange or eating one can reduce stress by over 70%.
Being optimistic about the future can reduce the likelihood of future anxiety and illness.
The length of our tongue is directly related to our sexual curiosity.
Negative Thinking can also be the result of a gene from your parents.
The average woman smiles 60 times a day. An average man smiles only 10 times a day.
When people refuse to tell you what's wrong, you tend to think that it's probably your fault.
The way people treat restaurant employees reveals a lot about their personality and character.
Many physical illnesses are unresolved traumas that have not been brought into consciousness. Typically, as traumas are brought into consciousness, they move from physical pain to emotional pain, and finally to spiritual pain before they are processed and released. Sometimes, this happens in the reverse order.
Guys love a good competition. In fact, men are wired to compete. Competitive games drive the social interaction of boys on the elementary school playground. When they grow up (…if they grow up) they throw their energy into work, physical fitness, acquiring male toys, or adventures of various types. You can channel all that energy toward the relationship he has with you, but unfortunately, most women don’t know how to do that.
To become wiser, work on connecting the right and left hemispheres of your brain.
Sometimes we are too scared to be too happy, we tend to think that something tragic might happen.
People look more attractive when they speak about things they are really interested in.
People forget what you said, what you did but never how you made them feel.
The best things in life are real simple and don’t cost a penny - Happiness and Love. It is how we go about achieving them which makes us poor.
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