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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.

Personality Psychology Reveals 10 Surprising Insights about Personality

By | March 26th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

These insights from personality psychology may seem surprising and weird at first, yet, they are based on actual scientific studies. With so many tests out there that measure personality traits, you would think that we pretty much know all there is to know about ourselves. But science has a funny way of evolving and bringing [...]

How to Spot a Sociopath in Your Life: 10 Typical Traits to Look for

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How to spot a sociopath in your life? You may be surprised, but anyone could be one. They are more common than you might think. Have you ever encountered someone that has blown you away because they are incredibly intense, spontaneous, and appear to have the most amazing life? Only to find a few months [...]

Avoidant Personality Disorder: What Happens When a Fear of Rejection Grows into a Mental Illness

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , |

Avoidant personality disorder (APD) is not just the everyday worries that the majority of us suffer from. We all fear rejection and embarrassment in social situations, these are classed as normal feelings, but what if you had a lifelong and deeply ingrained fear of being rejected that was so rooted in your psyche that it [...]

Top 20 Weirdest and Rarest Mental Illnesses You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

We've all heard of depression and anxiety, but when it comes to obscure mental illnesses, we're not so well-informed. The human mind is relatively unchartered territory, and incredibly complex, but despite this, psychiatrists have managed to catalogue some pretty unusual and unexpected mental illnesses. Here are just twenty of them:   1. Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome Yes, this [...]

Passive Aggressive Personality: How to Recognize and Deal with Passive Aggressive People

By | February 25th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , |

Passive aggressive personality is undoubtedly the most frustrating personality type to come across. By the time you’ve worked out that someone is being passive aggressive, you have already thought that you were the one going mad. Passive aggressive behaviour is defined as ‘indirect expression of hostility through passive methods.’ As for how do people become [...]

What Is Psychological Projection and How to Find If Someone Is Using It on You

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Narcissists are renowned for using psychological projection to blame other people, even when it is entirely apparent that they are the ones in the wrong. Whichever way they can, they will project the blame, stating that the other person made them do it, was responsible for their own bad behaviour or simply did not do what [...]

New Depression Treatment Is Ridiculously Obvious Yet Effective Even on Severe Patients

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Effective yet underestimated depression treatment could help even patients suffering from severe depressive disorders. Many of us have felt sad at some point in our lives, but when these feelings intensify and last for longer than a few days, it could be an indication that you are suffering from depression. Clinical depression is a medical [...]

FOMO vs. DOMO: Do You Have ‘The Desire of Missing Out’?

By | February 5th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Whilst most of us have heard of the expression FOMO or ‘Fear of Missing Out’, not many have come across DOMO or ‘Desire of Missing Out’. Before we explore DOMO in more detail, let’s just recap on what we know about FOMO. What is FOMO? FOMO is a feeling of anxiety brought about by thinking [...]

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