14 Psychological Facts That Reveal The Bare Truth About Life
There still isn’t much that is known about the human psychology, and as a matter of fact scientists are yet to even scratch the surface of it. However, at some point we are already of ways that can improve our self-esteem like if we just go watch a soccer match, or ways that increase our chances to build a successful relationship, or to spark our creativity. Learn about these 14 psychological facts to understand something about yourself that you may not have been aware of until now:
1 In this 21st century the amount of anxiety an average school student has is the same as a 1950s mental institution patient
Anxiety in adults as well as children rises in each passing decade and the reasons for that are:
- The social constraints don’t affect us as much as they used to- we get married later in life, we spend more time alone, we rarely take part in any religious or any other social organization, and we are frequently changing jobs.
- It is our dream to be wealthy and have the perfect relationship, but we are too caught up with unrealistic ideas of how our partner should behave and what we should look like.
- We get the image that the world is a dangerous place because of all the bad news about wars and accidents.
2Convincing a person that they have committed a murder can be done in only 3 hours
This can be done in a friendly atmosphere of conversation that might seem just like an interview without having to resort to violence. When we try to remember some events, many people know that they tend to rewrite their memory of them every time. According to research it has been discovered that if the interviewer happens to know a few details of the person’s life, then while conversing with them the interviewer may use special techniques or even add fake ideas for rewriting memories. In doing so the interviewer might just be able to convince the person that they have committed murder.
The people who took part in the research experiment came to be convinced that they had memories of assaulting people when in their teens, that they had injuries that they never exactly had, or they had stolen something long ago.
3If you want to find love, then don’t forget to take your dog with you while going out on a date
Showing up to date with a dog increases your chances of success. It’s interesting to know that it’s a lot easier to approach an attractive person who has a dog beside them because people feel more confident this way. According to a study conducted in Brittany, France, it has been found that girls are 3 times more inclined to give their phone number to men with dogs. Generally, also, people walking around with animals seem to be more trustworthy.
4A person’s favorite song
A favorite song is one which they connect a very important even in their life with. People tend to like songs that relate to their personal story such as in the case of an emotional event or a person.
5Certain people sometimes tend to fear happiness
People who have witnessed some kind of personal tragedy when they just happened to be extremely can develop a fear of being happy. This is the reason they try to avoid happy moments because they subconsciously expect only something bad to come out of it. They avoid pleasant event like parties and think of themselves as introverts. This is not because they are scared of being around other people but of the chance of feeling happy about it.