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Milgram Obedience Study and What It Reveals about Human Nature

By |2019-11-10T13:23:22+03:00November 10th, 2019|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted his famous series of experiments widely known as Obedience Study almost 60 years ago. The ethics of the experiment have since been subject to criticism. However, it raised important questions about the power of authority in achieving obedience. In this article, we take a look at the Milgram Experiment [...]

Male Suicide Rates in Today’s Society and the Shocking Reality They Reveal

By |2019-10-16T20:04:13+03:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The shocking reality of male suicide rates reveals a growing silent epidemic on a global scale. According to the World Health Organization (WHO 2016), there were an estimated 793,000 suicide deaths worldwide. Over 60% of these were men. The Rise of Male Suicide Rates in Western Society In the UK, the male suicide rate is [...]

6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

By |2019-10-14T18:12:10+03:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort [...]

Shaolin Monk Training and 5 Powerful Life Lessons Learned from It

By |2019-09-28T12:48:32+03:00September 28th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are looking for more control in your life, both physical and mentally, look into Shaolin monk training. We know martial arts for their ability to not only build physical strength but also mental strength. All the different styles require the highest levels of discipline. Students learn that the skills received are more about [...]

The Evolutionary Roots of Our Stress Response and What We Can Learn Today

By |2019-09-26T14:06:05+03:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

When is the last time you heard of a group of people passing away from the flu? How about a village of mothers not surviving childbirth? Or maybe a couple on a walk devoured by a lion? Probably not soon, and if so, not often. So what has this got to do with the stress [...]

3 Main Causes of Laziness and How You Can Overcome Them

By |2019-09-24T20:55:37+03:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Laziness can get the best of all of us. However, there are some reasons it happens, and it is possible to overcome it. Whether you call it laziness or procrastination, it can have a profound effect on your ability to get things done. There are different factors that are causes of laziness, but they need [...]

What Is Emotional Hijacking? How to Recognize It and Deal with It

By |2019-10-07T12:42:02+03:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by a situation that your normal reasoning processes are bypassed and you react in an irrational way? If so, you may have fallen victim to emotional hijacking. Emotional hijacking is a state where our emotions interfere with the functioning of our brain to the extent where it can result [...]

The Psychology of Fight-or-Flight Response and How to Make It Work for You

By |2019-09-02T17:54:13+03:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Anyone who has suffered from anxiety or panic attacks will undoubtedly have heard of the fight-or-flight response. It’s a rush of adrenalin you get that prepares your body to flee a dangerous scenario or stay and defend yourself. So how can we use the psychology of fight-or-flight response to our advantage? The Origins of the [...]