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Why Judging Others Is Our Natural Instinct, Harvard Psychologist Explains

By |2019-02-20T15:04:16+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Judging others and being afraid to be judged by others seems to be somewhat natural, right? But it’s not totally clear why we are prone to judging others…until now.  A Harvard psychologist, Amy Cuddy, an expert in first impressions, after researching the split-second reaction we have to others, has clarified the phenomenon. Cuddy points out [...]

The Psychology of Ethical Decision Making or Why We Make Immoral Decisions

By |2019-02-18T21:24:56+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What goes on in our minds during ethical decision making? How do we justify ourselves when we make immoral decisions? There are several areas of research that can give us insight into ethical decision making. Ethical Decision Making and the ‘Meat Paradox’ I’d like to ask you two questions. Is animal torture morally wrong? I’m [...]

5 Unanswered Questions about the Human Mind That Still Puzzle Scientists

By |2019-02-18T14:54:17+00:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

It’s little wonder that we have so many unanswered questions about the human mind. Our minds are the most powerful computers in the world. They encase not only a whole personality but also run every part of the body. All this allows us to move around and feel emotions. Yet, as far as scientists have [...]

What Is a Positive Bias and How It Distorts Your Perception of Other People

By |2019-01-26T16:37:18+00:00January 26th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

What is a positive bias, you ask? A positive bias is a tendency in humans to overestimate when good things will happen. There is even a specific use of the term positive bias in research. It refers to when someone in research only publishes positive outcomes. A positive bias is normally seen as a good [...]

The Nature of Reality and 4 Experiments That Show Reality Is an Illusion

By |2019-01-22T13:48:13+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

As a species, the human race has evolved to the point where we ask ourselves fundamental questions to help make sense of our existence. One such question is, What is the nature of reality? If I asked you to explain what reality is, you might respond by saying that it is everything ‘out there’. It [...]

How Decision-Making Psychology Explains Why We Vote the Way We Do

By |2019-01-25T23:30:11+00:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is decision-making psychology and what has it got to do with how we vote? Decision-making psychology demonstrates that every conscious decision we make is influenced by our emotions, unconscious thoughts, our biases and prejudices. These influences are mental shortcuts that help us make faster choices. We have learnt to take these mental shortcuts as a [...]

7 Types of Dreams about Teeth and What They Could Mean

By |2019-01-11T13:30:03+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Dream Interpretation, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Why do we have dreams about teeth, and why are they important? The teeth are one of the most popular dream elements. In most cases, people usually dream about losing their teeth, and this is the most common reason people look up this particular dream. However, there are many other different types of dreams about [...]

10 Signs of Third Eye Opening and Practical Ways to Start It

By |2019-01-09T09:15:25+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The power of the third eye opening is something that everyone can really learn and feel. It gives you access to deeper knowledge. Today, there is a collective awakening that changes the limiting conditions of humanity. Unfortunately, the pineal gland is also prone to calcification due to processed foods and fluoride in water. However, this [...]