The human mind works in strange and mysterious ways. Sometimes the actions that our minds make us do, leave not only the witnesses and everyone else shocked, but even the doer of the action surprised. Such psychology facts are known only to a few who have studied the human mind in detail and at times even these experienced people keep coming across something new. Would you like to know your mind and its functioning better?
It would surely help to understand why we think and act a certain way in certain situations, right? Hence, we give you a little insight into our mind’s functioning with some shocking and surprising psychology facts, today. Ready to know your minds better?
Food, sex and danger
Human brains are reptilian, which means they are programmed to constantly remind us to pay attention to food, sex, or danger. In other words, our brain constantly tends to ask us these three basic question; “Can I eat it?”, “Can I have sex with it?”, “Will it kill me?”
The stages of laughter
Ever wondered why some people laugh loudly or why some people only smile when a joke has been passed? Well, that’s because of one of the most interesting psychology facts too. Not many know that laughing at a joke needs activity in five different areas of the brain at the same time!
Emotional pain is just as painful as a physical one
If you’re one of the practical people out there, you might not believe it when you face a heartbreak and you just can’t stop crying. Don’t worry though, there’s a very practical explanation to it. The pain you feel is because your brain treats rejection like any normal physical pain.
Trust is a moody thing
We wonder so many times whether we should go with our gut feeling or with our logical thinking, right? Well, there is a psychology fact behind this too. Because, whether you should trust your gut or your logic greatly depends on your mood. Also, people have a higher tendency to trust their guts when their mood is on the high.
A distracted mind is a good thing
Creative people can relax if they find themselves easily bored or lacking attention while working on something. It’s because their brains are wired that way. Psychology says that people who easily get distracted are more creative and tend to have a higher IQ.
Have a lot of dreams? Or are you one of those who have dreamless sleeps? Well, if someone makes fun of your dreams, tell them this, ” Psychology says that if you don’t dream, you have some sort of personality disorder” and that’ll shut them up.
Do you know of any such more psychology facts? Have you ever experienced these or anything similar? Let us know in the comments!