Research has found that good relationships are more important to a long life than exercise.
Your brain does more creative work when you’re tired.
Falling in love has a similar neurological effect as getting high on cocaine.
Optimistic beliefs about the future can protect people from physical and mental illness.
Holding hands with someone you love can alleviate physical pain as well as stress and fear.
Volunteers are significantly more satisfied with their lives than non-volunteers.
The risk of both catching a cold or the flu and of having a particularly severe form of the infection drop if you exercise moderately.
The placebo effect is getting more powerful over time. As medical technology improves, our faith in medicine becomes stronger.
People who view TV crime shows consistently overestimate the frequency of crime in the real world.
People with low self-esteem tend to “try” and humiliate others.
Seeing others positively reveals our positive traits, seeing others negatively reveals our negative traits.
Opposites don’t attract. You’re more likely to be attracted someone who looks and thinks the same as you do.
Memories get distorted over time. The average human has at least one false piece of memory.
Around 80% of human talk in groups, is complaining.
We seem to ignore the ones who adore us & pay more attention to those who ignore us.
Depression is the result of over thinking. The mind creates problems that didn’t even exist.
Being with happy people makes you happier.
Convincing yourself you slept well tricks your brain into thinking it did.
Smart people underestimate themselves, and ignorant people think they’re brilliant.
When you remember a past event, you are remembering the last time you remembered it.
You can’t multi-task