33 Psychology Facts You’ll Want To Share With Your Friends, But Keep #9 To Yourself.
The human brain is inordinately complex, and it takes experts entire lifetimes to make a small amount of progress in terms of figuring out how it works. Psychiatrists, psychologist, and scientists spend their entire career studying the brain - particularly how it influences human behavior.
Below are 33 of the lesser known psychological studies throughout history, each one of them yielding interesting results. Learn more about how our brains and behaviors correlate below - #13 will change everything you thought you knew about success.
#1. 68% of the people suffer from what is called the "Phantom Vibration Syndrome," or the feeling that one's phone is vibrating when it's not.
#2. It only takes one-fifth of a second for the euphoria-inducing chemicals to start firing in your brain when you fall in love.
#3. Couples who have been together awhile start to look like each other, and some believe it's due to empathy. When people are around each other for years, they tend to empathize with one another and therefore mimic each other's physical and emotional reactions.
#4. Is laughing instinctive, or do we learn it? Researchers have tried to figure this out by tickling subjects. As it turns out, it seems to be a natural reaction.
#5. A researched named Jurgen Klapprott once conducted a study that showed that men are less trustworthy if they have facial hair, particularly beards.
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