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  • mere exposure effect

Mere Exposure Effect: 3 Examples Show Why You Love Things You Used to Hate

By |2019-12-29T21:05:37+02:00January 4th, 2020|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

The mere exposure effect can guide our preferences without us even realizing. In a year, you may like something you hate right now. Have you ever wondered why your preferences change as you get older? Maybe you hated olives and now you love them. Maybe you and your best friend hated each other and now [...]

  • Slippery Slope Fallacy

What Is Slippery Slope Fallacy and How to Handle It in an Argument

By |2019-12-26T20:05:25+02:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

The slippery slope argument is frequently used in a variety of contexts from our own internal reasoning to political propaganda. It takes the view that a certain action will lead to a specific chain of events, usually resulting in a negative outcome. But how helpful is this argument and why has it been termed the [...]

  • Do Binaural Beats Work

Do Binaural Beats Work? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By |2019-12-27T18:52:21+02:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As humans who suffer from a multitude of disorders, we look for cures that work, so have we found healing in binaural beats? Being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder among other things, I’ve tried many so-called solutions and medications to improve my quality of life. I also tried yoga, nature walks, prayer, and martial arts [...]

  • Logical-Mathematical Intelligence

Why Is Logical-Mathematical Intelligence Important and How to Improve It?

By |2019-12-19T14:09:07+02:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you enjoy brain teasers? Do you find yourself thinking more rationally than emotionally? Are you fond of science? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you probably have a high level of logical-mathematical intelligence. What is this type of intelligence, and why do people prize it so highly? We answer these [...]

  • Conflict Situations types

4 Types of Conflict Situations in Daily Life and How to Resolve Them

By |2019-12-09T12:21:14+02:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you hate conflict? That's normal, but you can learn how to manage it better if you know how to resolve it. Any time you run into conflict situations, it's usually very unpleasant. There are accompanying anxiety and tension during moments of conflict that most of us would rather just avoid. The problem is, you'll [...]

  • backfire effect

The Backfire Effect: Why Is It So Difficult for Us to Change Our Minds?

By |2019-12-06T00:08:04+02:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

We all suffer from biases in our own thinking, but the backfire effect is one of the most counterintuitive. What Is the Backfire Effect? Most of us tend to question our beliefs when we find evidence which doesn’t agree with them. The natural response to differing information is to adjust our thinking and consider why [...]

  • depth perception

Why Depth Perception Is Important and How to Improve It with 4 Exercises

By |2019-12-05T15:19:16+02:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Proper eyesight is something we take for granted, but if you've been having trouble with your eyes, it may be because of depth perception. Without proper depth perception, navigating through the world each day becomes a real challenge. This goes beyond the quality of your vision, as it's crucial for survival. If you've struggled with [...]

  • Foreign Accent Syndrome

Foreign Accent Syndrome: a Curious and Extremely Rare Brain Condition

By |2019-12-03T16:28:51+02:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS) is a rare speech disorder that can happen after a head injury, stroke, or some other form of damage to the brain and sees you suddenly start speaking with a different accent beyond your control. This condition is extremely rare, with only around 100 people known to have been diagnosed since [...]