Oh, We’re A Strange Bunch . Yes, That Includes You!

 

Dear readers, it seems that you like hearing about the little-known facts, oddities and sometimes weird things that make us tick. So once again I am here to enlighten you to some new facts.

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Psych 101; Stuff We Do That You Probably Didn’t Know:

  • Mildly to moderately depressed people have a more accurate view about life and the world than non-depressed people.
  • Pathological liars don’t have empathy or think ahead about the consequences of their lying. They just automatically lie always.
  • Although we think we can, actually we are very bad at telling when people are lying.
  • The more defensive you become about an issue means that you uncertain about the issue and your position.
  • People routinely choose and vote for the first person on the voter’s ballot.
  • We make most of our decisions unconsciously despite thinking otherwise.
  • There is no such thing as multi-tasking. Our brains cannot do more than one task at a time.
  • All people are inherently lazy and will do the least as possible to conserve energy.
  • Our minds wonder 30% of the time even when we are trying to concentrate.
  • Our most vivid memories are incorrect!

There you have it, the latest in psych 101’s weird and wonderful facts. Fascinating stuff isn’t it. I think so. People never cease to interest me, and I just love learning about all of us and how we interact with each other everyday. Have a good one.

 

Some references for your reading pleasure:

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/caregivers/2014/09/6-subtle-characteristics-of-the-pathological-liar/

http://www.businessinsider.com/100-things-you-should-know-about-people-2010-11?op=1

http://knowledgenuts.com/2014/07/19/the-theory-that-says-some-depressed-people-might-be-right/

 

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