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Janey D.

About Janey D.

Janey Davies has been published online for over 8 years. She is the head writer for Shoppersbase.com, she also writes for AvecAgnes.co.uk, Ewawigs.com and has contributed to inside3DP.com. She has an Honours Degree in Psychology and her passions include learning about the mind, popular science and politics. When she is relaxing she likes to walk her dog, read science fiction and listen to Muse.

8 Examples of Butterfly Effect That Changed the World Forever

By | 2017-05-27T16:14:44+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

The Butterfly Effect is a theory that a butterfly flapping its wings in one part of the world can cause devastating consequences in another part. Previously, the term was weather-related, but nowadays it is a metaphor for how a small and insignificant event can cause a major change in circumstances. It is virtually impossible to [...]

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist with 20 Most Common Traits of a Psychopath

By | 2017-05-25T23:40:57+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here is an adapted version of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, which can help you find out that someone you know might be a psychopath. The term ‘psychopath’ was first coined in the mid- to late 1800s, and comes from the Greek psykhe and pathos, which mean ‘sick mind’ or ‘suffering soul.’ In those days, psychopathy [...]

The Dark Side of Empathy No One Talks about

By | 2017-05-21T16:45:07+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The dark side of empathy is rarely noticed or talked about. Yet, it exists and can poison an empath’s life. Empathy is the capacity to be able to put oneself into another person’s shoes and understand their thoughts and feelings. An empath is a person who has the ability to resonate with other people, on [...]

4 Creepiest Psychology Experiments in History

By | 2017-05-20T23:49:01+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Some psychology experiments conducted in the past would seem creepy and unethical to today's people. Here are 4 of them. It is true to say that psychology is not an exact science. To this end, psychology experiments have been used to quantify data and bring about qualitative results that can be understood by everyone. These [...]

5 Incredible Ways Repressed Memories Can Affect Your Life

By | 2017-05-16T19:24:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Why do we have repressed memories? Could it be that some experiences are just too painful that our minds seek to protect us by shutting them down? Experts believe that there is a common thread with repressed memories. When intense stress or trauma gets too severe, actual neurological changes happen in the brain to enable [...]

10 Struggles Only a Perfectionist Will Understand

By | 2017-05-11T21:28:34+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

It’s hard being a perfectionist. Everywhere you go you see mistakes, things out of order and it affects you on a deep and personal level. You can’t help but react when you see something that is not perfect, whether it is out of your control or you feel you can do something about it. The [...]

Social Proof: a Phenomenon That Explains How the Society Challenges Our Free Will

By | 2017-05-08T21:33:45+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We all like to think that we are autonomous beings, going about our lives making conscious decisions based on free will and educated reasoning. So would it surprise you to learn that many of the choices we make are in fact influenced by a phenomenon called social proof? What is Social Proof? Social proof has [...]

How to Handle Criticism the Way Mentally Strong People Do

By | 2017-05-06T15:43:53+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

No one likes to be the subject of criticism. It challenges our sense of self-belief and can leave us feeling belittled and judged. There are some people, however, that relish being criticized, that look forward to a challenge and do not take criticism to heart. These are the mentally strong. So how do the mentally [...]

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