14 Amazing Psychology Facts Everyone Needs To Know
1. Your favorite song is likely associated with an emotional event.
You and everyone else. (source)
This one seems kind of obvious! A study at the University of Groningen showed that music has a dramatic impact on your perception. (source)
3. The more you spend on others, the happier you are.
According to various studies. Be sure to give plenty this holiday season! (source)
Which is pretty scary but not surprising. About half the human population now suffers anxiety, depression, or a sort of substance abuse. (source)
“The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders” shows that people who engage in meditation and prayer religiously are less stressed out. (source)
For the average American, $75k a year buys happiness. It liberates you from poverty and gets you what you need in life. (source)
This should come as no surprise. (source)
Family, education, work, it can all be pretty stressful. (source)
Thus giving you more energy. They called it “placebo sleep”. (source)
It’s called the Dunning Kruger Effect, it’s real, and just go on Facebook and you’ll see what I’m talking about. (source)
Alright, that one blew the hell out of my mind. This is why our memories fade and distort over time. (source)
A university of Chicago study showed that Korean citizens who thought in foreign languages reduced their overall bias. Neat. (source)
It’s true. Tests since the 1930’s have pretty well proven it. (source)