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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.

The Psychology of Ethical Decision Making or Why We Make Immoral Decisions

By |2019-02-18T21:24:56+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What goes on in our minds during ethical decision making? How do we justify ourselves when we make immoral decisions? There are several areas of research that can give us insight into ethical decision making. Ethical Decision Making and the ‘Meat Paradox’ I’d like to ask you two questions. Is animal torture morally wrong? I’m [...]

Healing Frequencies That Have a Miraculous Effect on the Human Mind & Body

By |2019-02-12T21:36:29+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are there really healing frequencies that can affect our minds and bodies or is it just a bunch of hippy mumbo jumbo? Actually, the way that healing frequencies work is very much based on science and it has to do with how the brain operates. So what do we mean when we say ‘frequencies’ and [...]

The Mystery of Wrinkled Fingertips in Water and 4 More Evolutionary Quirks

By |2019-02-08T20:20:05+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever wondered why you get wrinkled fingertips if you are in water for long periods of time? It’s actually a neat evolutionary quirk, developed over time, designed to enable us to survive. So how does it work? Why do we get wrinkled fingertips? Not only that, but why is it only our fingertips [...]

10 Rare Mental Disorders You Have Probably Never Heard about

By |2019-02-06T19:40:40+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We can all name some common mental disorders. For instance, depression, anxiety, OCD are just a few. But what about rare mental disorders? The mind is a wonderful thing. After all, it’s what makes us human. It separates us from animals. But when it goes wrong, it can produce some horrifying symptoms. Here are 10 [...]

5 Causes of Guilt and Shame You May Have Never Considered & How to Cope

By |2019-02-02T18:20:15+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s quite normal to feel guilt and shame if you’ve done something wrong. But what other reasons are there to cause these emotional reactions? Guilt and shame are natural reactions to a feeling of wrongdoing, but they are slightly different. Guilt is how we feel when we have done something wrong. It is all about [...]

9 Types of Recurring Dreams about Work and What They Mean

By |2019-01-30T22:45:35+00:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , |

I have many recurring dreams about work where I am about to phone up my boss and pull a sickie. However, I know if I do I will be sacked, but I always phone him up. I then spend the rest of the dream worrying about not having a job, having to survive on no [...]

7 Controversial Theories of Evolution That Will Give You Food for Thought

By |2019-01-29T14:23:58+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s that age-old question – how did we get here? Theories of evolution can help us understand our origins. And yes, there are controversial ones. Whether you believe it or not, I would imagine that the majority of us have heard of Darwin’s theory of evolution. Darwin believed in natural selection. The premise of natural [...]

10 Signs of Toxic Sibling Relationships Most People Think Are Normal

By |2019-01-27T13:45:10+00:00January 27th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

There’s no law that says we have to get on with our siblings. Thankfully, most of us have pretty good family dynamics. But some people have toxic sibling relationships. So what’s the difference between say typical sibling rivalries to toxic sibling relationships? Healthy sibling relationships are compassionate, loving, willing to listen and help. They are [...]