Why Do We Get Wrinkled Fingertips in Water? Evolutionary Quirks Explained

Have you ever wondered why you get wrinkled fingertips if you are in the 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 our fingertips get wrinkled when in water? Not…

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

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…

Gaia Hypothesis: Are All Living Beings on Earth Interconnected?

The Gaia hypothesis, or Gaia theory, is a hypothesis suggesting that everything which lives on Gaia interacts with their surroundings to form a symbiotic circle, where everything affects each other to continue the lifecycle of planet Earth. This hypothesis was first developed by a man called James Lovelock, helped by…

Jung’s Collective Unconscious and How It Explains Phobias and Irrational Fears

Ever wondered how your collective unconscious can affect your everyday behaviour? Are you afraid of snakes but never actually seen one? You’re not alone. In fact, it seems the inner psyche has been the topic of study for many scientists - but one, in particular, stands out to this day.…

The Psychology of Conformity or Why Do We Have the Need to Fit in?

What are the answers to the psychology of conformity? Why exactly do we do it? In today's crowded society, we all seek to find something about ourselves that is unique. However, by its very definition, conformity means to change behaviours in order to fit in with the people around you.…

12 Secrets from Body Language Experts That Will Help You Read People Like a Book

Body language experts take our unconscious movements and decode them to understand what we are really saying. But the great thing is that you don’t need to be as knowledgeable as they are. This is because we’ve picked the minds of some of the best body language experts. We know…