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8 Weird Psychopathic Traits Revealed by Studies

By | 2017-11-01T18:03:09+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Recent psychological studies reveal some really weird psychopathic traits, some of which may surprise you. We now know that psychopaths are not necessarily cold-hearted killers who frequently go on murderous sprees, operating on the fringes of society. There are some psychopathic traits, however, identified by experts such as Robert Hare, who devised the Hare Psychopathy [...]

6 Ways Text Messaging Secretly Damages Your Relationships with Other People

By | 2017-10-10T18:39:24+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Text messaging is a quick and convenient way to stay in touch. But it can actually seriously damage your relationships in six key ways. Since the birth of the text message in 1992, the way we communicate with each other has changed beyond recognition. Conversations we once had over the phone are now often sent [...]

Here Is How Smartphone Addiction Is Making You Stupid

By | 2017-08-13T00:17:49+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

I have been a smartphone user since they were created. Quite frankly, it is a smartphone addiction. Everywhere you go or whatever you do, you run into hundreds of people around you that are glued to the screens of their smartphones. It's a sort of smartphone addiction epidemic. We miss out on so much of [...]

5 Things You DON’T Need in Order to Succeed in Life

By | 2017-07-24T18:46:25+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We all dream about achieving some kind of success. But when we think about the ways to succeed in life, we also think of self-imposed obstacles. I have a great business idea, but I don’t have money to bring it to life. I’d love to become a yoga instructor, but I’m not flexible enough. I’d [...]

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 [...]

Here Is Why Wealthy People Are More Likely to Be Narcissists, According to a New Study

By | 2017-04-27T14:48:13+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It's not a secret that many wealthy people feel more entitled and even exhibit the traits of narcissism. A recent study has found the reason why. Right before our eyes, the world is changing around us. With each passing day, technology advances and for some of us, so does our wealth. How does it affect [...]

What You Post on Facebook Reveals Something Important about your Personality

By | 2017-08-04T20:38:51+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

New study reveals that what you post on Facebook and other social media can reveal personality traits such as self-esteem and narcissism. Posting on Facebook has become a seamless action performed by almost everyone on a daily basis. Even though we tend not to put a lot of thought into what we are sharing with [...]

7 Reasons Why Social Media Platforms Are Meant for Introverts

By | 2017-04-19T16:52:25+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

For an introvert, socializing can be exhausting. But social media platforms can help us stay connected while still allowing us enough downtime. Here are seven reasons social media platforms help introverts to stay connected and be more sociable. 1. We find interactions on social media less intimidating than face-to-face interactions For introverts, socializing through social [...]