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Recent scientific findings and technological advances. Interesting facts and controversial theories about Human, Earth and the Universe

How Internet Communication Is Changing Our Perceptions of Life

By |2019-05-27T23:02:31+03:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who doesn’t use the internet as a means of communication these days? But have you ever wondered about the effect it has on how we perceive life? Internet communication has risen drastically over the last couple of decades. More of us own mobile phones, computers and laptops. Social media sites are a marvellous way of [...]

The Psychology of Anchoring and How It Affects Your Ideas & Decisions

By |2019-05-23T19:48:39+03:00May 26th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , |

Anchoring in psychology is a specific cognitive bias. It takes the form of individuals grabbing hold of the one piece of information they heard first, to the detriment of other information. You might know this as ‘first impressions’ – when someone relies on their own first idea of a person or situation. How the psychology [...]

Signs Asperger’s Syndrome Could Be the Next Stage of Human Evolution

By |2019-05-23T17:32:12+03:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Asperger’s Syndrome is a disorder characterized by poor social skills - however, some believe there are signs it will contribute to our evolution. Before I explain why, I’d like to tell you a story. Years ago, I worked for a government office that dealt with sick leave and benefits payments. One of my jobs was [...]

How to Beat Fear of Flying with These 10 Science-Backed Techniques

By |2019-05-23T10:24:34+03:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

In this world, there are so many fears – fears of the dark, spiders, and even water. Fear of flying, however, is quite a common disturbance. I had no idea that I was afraid of flying until I experienced my first plane ride. I was going home from Maryland to Mississippi when turbulence hit. When [...]

4 Ways Social Conditioning Secretly Affects Your Behaviors and Decisions

By |2019-05-15T15:49:09+03:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We all like to think we have free will and make our own decisions in life, but in actual fact, we are programmed at an early age by social conditioning. Social conditioning is a set of rules and behavior dictated to us by society. It’s very easy to see how we as individuals can be [...]

6 Types of People Who Love Playing the Victim & How to Deal with Them

By |2019-05-14T13:43:48+03:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Dealing with those who are playing the victim can be exhausting. Who exactly are these people? It’s hard to talk about the victim mentality because many people have no idea they’re adopting it. It can be upsetting when they learn this truth. Don’t know what it means to play the victim? Well, that’s because so [...]

8 CBT Techniques for Anxiety That Will Calm Your Anxious Mind

By |2019-05-09T16:59:50+03:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you’re reading this, it stands to reason that you are feeling anxious and are looking for tools such as CBT techniques to calm your anxiety. Anxiety is a particularly devious beast. It’s there for a reason, to give us the necessary fight or flight tools we need to survive. But if it gets out [...]

How to Deal with a Psychopath with These 6 Science-Backed Strategies

By |2019-05-06T22:44:30+03:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Science says it’s incredibly difficult to cure psychopathy, but there are ways we can deal with a psychopath and keep ourselves safe. Upon reading the scientific studies on the psychopath, I learned one important fact: most curable psychopaths are juveniles. It seems that learning how to deal with a psychopath and even curing them lies [...]