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What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Everything You Need to Know

By | 2017-07-21T22:41:03+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

We have all heard of borderline personality disorder, it features in our daily news, the programmes we watch, and in the fiction we read. But what actually is a borderline personality disorder? Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterised as a disorder of a person’s mood and how this mood affects their interactions with others around [...]

Are Extroverts Really Happier Than Introverts? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2017-06-04T15:49:34+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychologists agree, in theory, that extroverts are happier people than introverts. While happiness doesn't have a universal meaning, we find that in general, this statement is true, and various studies from the past few decades prove it. Here is some evidence that supports the notion that extroverts tend to be happier than introverts: Hans Eysenck [...]

Here Is How Sad Music Makes Us Happy, According to Science

By | 2017-05-21T16:52:33+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that sad music can actually make you happy? Moreover, there is a science behind this weird phenomenon. Do you feel cold and lost in desperation? You build up hope, but failure’s all you’ve known, Remember, all the sadness and frustration and let it go, let it go. – Linkin Park Failure, depression, [...]

Living with Bipolar Disorder: What It Really Looks Like

By | 2017-02-26T17:39:55+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Living with Bipolar Disorder means conducting a life that just doesn’t make sense. Unfortunately, it’s our life and we have to live it. So, I woke up this morning feeling okay. Well, I had a cold and a lot of work that needed to be done around the house, but I felt pretty good. I [...]

Struggles Only a Creative Person Will Understand

By | 2017-03-05T17:11:01+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The life of a creative person is unique. Differences between them and the rest of the world are numerous and intriguing. Growing up with a creative mind, I saw the beauty in a grain of sand. I saw intoxicating colors in the sky and images in wallpaper. Yes, I know many people see these things, [...]

7 Ways People With Anxiety Problems Perceive The World

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:53+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

According to a study by Current Biology, people with anxiety problems might have brains that are fundamentally different than their peers. But what does that mean in the real world? How do these neurological differences affect how people with anxiety problems see and interpret the things around them? Here are just a few common assumptions [...]

Psychiatric Disorders Like Anxiety and Bipolar Could Be the Cost of a High IQ, Science Reveals

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:57+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Could high IQ be responsible for psychiatric disorders? Let's see what science has to say... It has generally been accepted that your level of IQ has some bearing on how physically healthy you are. This is because individuals that are healthy tend to practice certain lifestyles that require learning, knowledge and an understanding of how [...]

Feeling Bad Can Make You Smarter, Study Finds

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:23+00:00 September 10th, 2016|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever thought that feeling bad might, in fact, benefit you in some ways? Positive thinking is currently one of the most popular concepts in psychology, as it seems to promote a number of different effects, such as elevating some of the symptoms of mental illness. However, in a crushing discovery from a team [...]

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