perception

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 [...]

10 Traits an INFP Personality Type Will Immediately Relate to

By | March 5th, 2017|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

The INFP personality type, one of the 16 personality types described by the Myers-Briggs personality test, is one of the rarer personality types, found in 4% of the population. This personality is often called ‘the idealist’ or ‘the mediator’ and is characterized by a preference for introversion over extroversion, intuition over observation, feeling over thinking, [...]

What High-Functioning Schizophrenia Is Like

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

High-functioning schizophrenia is when one can hide the illness when in public but exposing their negative traits behind closed doors. Schizophrenia is a kind of mental condition in which there is a total or partial disconnect between what a person sees and hears and what is real. Most people with schizophrenia can hear, see and [...]

7 Paranormal Phenomena That Have Scientific Explanation

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Paranormal, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you believe in paranormal phenomena, you might have doubts after reading this! Most symptoms of a haunting can be dispelled with scientific proof! In 2005, approximately 35% of society believed in ghosts. In 2013, those numbers climbed to 47%! Do you believe in ghosts? Well, I suppose I do, at least I did before [...]

5 Intriguing Mysteries of Time Perception Explained

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What do you think about time perception? Does time exist in its own right, or is it just in our minds? The German philosopher Immanuel Kant proposed that time might not, after all, stand outside human perception as part of the external universe, but that it could possibly be, along with space, a product of [...]

What Is a Soul? 5 Thought-Provoking Theories to Consider

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Spirituality, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a soul? Here are five theories from philosophy, religion, and science, along with quotations from the finest spiritualists of our time: Deepak Chopra: The soul is the core of your being. It is eternal. It doesn’t exist in space/time. It’s a field of infinite possibilities, infinite creativity. It’s your internal reference point with which you [...]

8 Obscure Emotional States You’ve Felt but Couldn’t Find a Name for

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever been stuck for a word to describe some of your more complex emotional states? Which of the following 8 emotional states are you familiar with? 1.  Sublimation Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, used the term sublimation to refer to the redirection of the erotic drive (or libido) into socially acceptable creative tasks. [...]

What Is a Heyoka Empath and Could You Be One?

By | November 30th, 2016|Categories: Empath and HSP, Personality, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

An empath is a person who has the ability to feel the emotional state of another individual. There are many different types of empaths, however, Heyoka empaths may be the most spiritually attuned of them all. What is a Heyoka? 'Heyoka' is a Native American word meaning ‘sacred clown’ or ‘fool’. This term is apt [...]

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