Psychology & Mental Health

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A healthy mind in a healthy body: mental health problems and solutions, scientific findings and interesting facts on psychology and mental health. Incredible hypotheses about human conscious and subconscious mind.

What Is Negativity Bias and 6 Ways It Secretly Affects Your Perception

By |2019-08-23T13:39:03+03:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Ever wondered by the negative things always stick in your mind more than the positive? The reason is negativity bias. What is negativity bias and why are we prone to it? It’s common to hold on to the negative things said about us rather than the compliments we receive. They can stay on your mind [...]

How a Psychopath’s Brain Is Different from a Normal One and What It Means

By |2019-08-06T14:59:12+03:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Dark Personalities, Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Psychopathy is classed as an anti-social personality disorder, but could there be a difference in a psychopath’s brain that leads to psychopathic behaviour? When it comes to some of the most heinous acts of violence in human history, psychopaths are often to blame. We portray psychopaths in the media as cold-blooded, evil monsters who lack [...]

The False Consensus Effect and How It Distorts Our Thinking

By |2019-08-23T13:41:03+03:00July 28th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever been shocked that people don't agree with you when you assumed they would? You may be experiencing the false consensus effect. What is the false consensus effect? False consensus effect is a cognitive bias which causes people to overestimate the normality of their opinions, beliefs, values, and preferences. This leads to the [...]

Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence and What It Reveals

By |2019-07-27T15:15:32+03:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Intelligence was a revolutionary approach to human intelligence which took into account much more than empirical data. Robert Sternberg developed his Triarchic Theory of Intelligence in the 1980s as an attempt to understand human intelligent in terms of components rather than ability. Contrary to the beliefs of the time, Sternberg rejected [...]

Is There a Link between Physical Appearance and Personality?

By |2019-07-25T13:56:15+03:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Can you tell a person’s personality just from their appearance? Some experts believe it is possible. I attended a strict all-girls school in my teens and even then you could tell who the introverts and extroverts were, just by observation. The introverts were quiet, with closed-off body language and kept themselves to themselves. On the [...]

How to Avoid People You Don’t Like or Know When You Are an Introvert

By |2019-07-24T17:00:21+03:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Over the years, I’ve learned how to avoid people. It’s all about skill, talent, and experience, I guess. I start thinking about Dr. Sueus when I chant my avoidance mantra in my head, “I will avoid you in the streets, I will avoid you in the park, I will avoid you all day long, and [...]

7 Forms of Nonverbal Communication and Why They Are Important

By |2019-07-23T13:51:31+03:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Most of all communication is nonverbal and it may be the most important way you interact with others. There are many forms of nonverbal communication and they are part of what makes us human. They allow us to communicate with others despite language barriers or cultural differences. They are a way to share what you're [...]

How to Deal with Situational Anxiety with 4 Science-Backed Tips

By |2019-07-20T20:23:01+03:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Anxiety is a part of life, but it's possible not to let it get the best of you. Whether you get situational anxiety all the time, or just occasionally, it may hold you back from a lot in life. The thing is, some anxiety is good - you just don't want it to get out [...]