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What Is a Narcissistic Sociopath and How to Spot One

By | 2017-06-14T16:24:05+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Narcissistic sociopath is someone who has a combination of a narcissistic personality and sociopathic traits. Could there be one in your life? Once upon a time, people were either mad or bad, and that was the level to which we distinguished between the two. Nowadays, there are all kinds of labels on all kinds of [...]

6 Shocking Social Psychology Experiments That Show How Far People Go to Fit in

By | 2017-06-20T19:27:27+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Social psychology experiments can give us great insight into how we think, behave and act. They help us to explain how our thoughts are influenced by others, how group dynamics work, and how we perceive others. Here are six of the most important social psychology experiments: The Milgram Experiment After the atrocities of WW2, scientists [...]

10 Signs You Are Dealing with a Control Freak

By | 2017-06-09T22:49:07+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Personality, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Control freak is someone who has to have absolute control over themselves and the actions of others. In some cases, it is important to have someone who is a control freak at the helm. For instance, air-traffic controllers who have to make instant life-changing decisions, or scientists who are responsible for testing new drugs. In [...]

What Is Silent Treatment Abuse and How Damaging It Can Really Be

By | 2017-06-06T00:17:53+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

Silent treatment abuse is real and can be very damaging. Read on to learn what happens when silent treatment becomes an abuse. Have you ever been on the receiving end of silent treatment? If so, you will know how damaging and upsetting it can be. For people that prefer to discuss a problem and get [...]

10 Weird Things That Make You Look Smart, According to Science

By | 2017-05-29T03:59:41+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Most people want to look smart in front of others. Science reveals some weird things that can actually make you appear more intelligent. Everybody tries to look smart and seem like the perfect conversationalist who can discuss anything under the sun. No one knows everything. But what if someone told you that a few simple [...]

Egocentric, Egotistical or Narcissistic: What’s the Difference?

By | 2017-05-19T22:35:19+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone is a little egocentric. Experts say that being a little egocentric is healthy. Well-adjusted human beings learn to manage it when they become adults. Consequently, some people show more self-centeredness than others. You may have a friend who's more self-interested than most. How would you know if he or she is just that or has [...]

5 Incredible Ways Repressed Memories Can Affect Your Life

By | 2017-05-16T19:24:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Human Brain, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Why do we have repressed memories? Could it be that some experiences are just too painful that our minds seek to protect us by shutting them down? Experts believe that there is a common thread with repressed memories. When intense stress or trauma gets too severe, actual neurological changes happen in the brain to enable [...]

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 [...]

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