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Enjoy our list of some super psychological facts you probably don’t know.

  • We are naturally predisposed to pay attention to sex, food, and danger.
  • If you are having a hard time befriending the person that you like, try befriending their friends first.
  • People with low self-esteem tend to humiliate others.
  • Subjects who were told that the results of their IQ test were poor expressed more national and religious prejudices than those who reported higher results.
  • Loneliness is as harmful to your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
  • Lonely people are better at perceiving other peoples’ loneliness.
  • Single people are the ones who give the best relationships advice
  • If you want someone to like you more, get them to do you a favor.
  • If you know that someone is wrong, don’t contradict them, make them contradict themselves by asking questions that lead to the contradiction.
  • If you want to know if someone is lying to you, ask another liar.
  • While it is true that their pupils dilate when they like you, keep in mind that they also dilate if they hate you.
  • The most common lie is “I’m fine”, keep that in mind.
  • People’s favorite topic is themselves. If you want someone to like you, make the conversation all about themselves.
  • Feeling ignored causes the same chemical effect as that of an injury.
  • Money doesn’t bring happiness, what you do with it might bring you happiness or transform you into an emotional train wreck.
  • Being in a romantic love affair can’t be distinguished from having an obsessive-compulsive disorder.
  • It is possible to die from a broken heart, it is called: The broken heart syndrome.
  • When people say that they don’t have time, what they really mean is that they have other priorities. Watch them fall in love and see how all of a sudden they managed to get time out of thin air.
  • The more you know, the more you realize what you don’t know.
  • When you try to remember the past, you are actually remembering the last time that you remembered the event rather of the event itself.
  • Almost twice as many serial killers are born in November than on any other month.
  • People who lose their virginity late (after 19) have a higher income and education later in life than those who lost their virginity earlier.
  • The people who give the best advice are the ones with the most problems.
  • When someone says they have to ask you something important, you immediately recall the bad things that you’ve done recently.
  • Blind people don’t get schizophrenia.
  • Men are not funnier than women, they just make more jokes, not caring whether people like their humor or not.
  • Getting paid for doing something you like can make you less creative.
  • Comedians and funny people are on average more depressed.
  • When a person dies, they have 7 minutes of brain activity left in which they see as a dream-like sequence of their memories.

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