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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.

Is Psychic Healing Real? The Science Behind Energy and Chakra Healing

By |2018-12-12T22:15:28+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Is psychic healing real? If so, can science explain how it works? Psychic healing works on the premise that our bodies are out of balance. As such, it aims to restore that balance with the power of touch. It helps if we think about disease being, quite literally, ‘dis-ease’, in that, we are not at [...]

7 Worst Serial Killers in History That Show How Dark a Human Mind Can Be

By |2018-12-11T14:51:52+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, History & Archaeology, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Before we start, I’d like to ask you a question. Why are you here? I don’t mean in the biblical sense. I mean, why are you interested in history's worst serial killers? Why do serial killers capture our attention? Is it because we simply can’t comprehend how they could carry out their unspeakable acts of [...]

6 Ways Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers Struggle Later in Life

By |2018-12-06T14:36:56+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Mothers should put their children first and love them above everything else in their lives. But daughters of narcissistic mothers don’t get that precious love. As a result, they can struggle in later life. For the vast majority of us, our mothers are our primary caregivers. We learn about the world through our interactions with [...]

Why Do Life-Like Dolls, Robots and Zombies Seem Eerie to Us?

By |2018-11-26T14:34:57+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who is a fan of the Chucky films? How about I, Robot? If you answered yes, you might be in the minority. That’s because most of us find life-like dolls and robots disconcerting and unsettling. But why do life-like dolls, robots and zombies freak us out so much? Even new-born babies are predisposed [...]

New Phobia Treatment Revealed by a Study Could Make It Easier to Beat Your Fears

By |2018-11-22T15:06:48+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Having suffered from a phobia for most of my life, I’m always on the lookout for a new phobia treatment. The problem is, most treatments take time and prolonged exposure to the subject of the phobia. As a consequence, it’s much easier to walk away from this kind of treatment than try and keep on [...]

4 Unexpected Effects of Video Games That May Surprise You

By |2018-11-20T14:01:32+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s easy to make assumptions about the effects of video games. I mean, it makes sense to think that violent video games lead to higher rates of violence in real life. The reality, however, could be much simpler. For example, maybe aggressive people are simply drawn to violent video games? The problem is that we [...]

What’s the Deal with ASMR Videos? Or How Whispering Has Taken Over the Internet

By |2018-11-18T22:58:06+00:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you one of the millions of people that watch ASMR videos? Or, are you like me, and you’re not sure what all the fuss is about? ASMR videos split people into two camps; those that cannot do without it and those that find it intensely irritating. It has to be said, however, whether you [...]

Phobia of Clowns or Coulrophobia Explained: Why Do Some People Fear Clowns?

By |2018-11-23T21:25:36+00:00November 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Coulrophobia. It means a phobia of clowns. Now for some people, even the mention of clowns is enough to trigger a panic attack. But clowns are supposed to be funny and make us laugh? Why then does the mere thought of them send some people into a state of anxiety? What is it about clowns [...]