Psychology & Health

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11 Signs That Someone You Know Is Hiding Depression

By | August 24th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Have you ever thought that a friend or a relative of yours may be hiding depression? Depression is a monster, plain and simple, and there is no other way to look at this debilitating disease. Most people think that depression is easily recognizable too, but that’s not always the case. Some people move through this [...]

Men with Selfie Addiction Show Higher Psychopathic Tendencies

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Selfie addiction can be directly linked to psychopathic behaviours and tendencies, a new study has found. We’re all guilty of indulging in the excessive vanity of the ‘selfie’, some even go as far as shamelessly taking selfies in public places. Smartphones are made for it; with the introduction of the front-facing camera, we were plunged [...]

Why the Silent Treatment Is, Scientifically, the Best Way to Deal with Difficult People

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Throughout my years of living on this planet and dealing with some of the most unbearable people I have ever met, I very quickly found that the silent treatment is a very valuable weapon to have in your holster. It’s a quick way to make someone realise that they are in the wrong, or simply [...]

13 Illustrations All Anxious People Will Relate to

By | August 20th, 2016|Categories: Arts & Movies, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

These amazing and funny illustrations show how terrifying and silly life of anxious people can be. We all experience fear throughout our lives, but sometimes it happens that fear takes a hold of us and prevents us from leading the lives we want to. It starts as a sleepless night or too much stress and [...]

The Cause of Depression May Be Hidden in Your Gut, Not Your Brain

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

What if I told you that the cause of depression may be hidden in your gut and not your brain? Hey! Before you give up, consider this: There may be another reason why you suffer from depression, a reason you haven’t thought of before. Not to cast too morbid a shadow over mental illness, but [...]

Classical Music Lovers and Metal Fans Have Surprisingly Similar Personalities

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

If you love listening to classical music, it seems that you may have similar personality traits with metal fans. Although classical music and heavy metal seem like they couldn’t be further apart musically, new research shows that fans of these genres are actually quite similar in their psychological profiles and that the two aren’t actually [...]

How Social Rejection Fuels Creativity in Independent People

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

It seems that for those with an independent self-concept, social rejection can increase their creativity levels, studies showed. As human beings, we are often conflicted between the need to be liked and the need to be different. Human beings are fundamentally tribal. In days gone by, the need to be accepted by the social group [...]

What Is Conversion Disorder and How to Tell If You Suffer From It

By | August 14th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

What is conversion disorder? Ever heard of conversion disorder? Neither had I, but for the people who suffer from it, the symptoms can be extremely confusing and debilitating. Conversion disorder, also known as functional neurological symptom disorder, is a condition where mental stresses and worries, in other words, psychological factors, are converted into physical symptoms. [...]

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