1. When it comes to placebo, research has found that capsules work better than tablets, and syringes work better than capsules (in terms of how successful the placebo effect is).
2. The effect of placebo can work even when individuals are aware that the substance they are using is placebo.
3. Humans can live longer without food than they do without sleep.
4. Even small voices can enlarge your pupils.
5. At age 60, you will lose half your taste.
6. If saliva can’t dissolve something, you can’t feel it.
7. Your brain and stomach are in constant contact with each other, which is why some emotions affect our stomach physically, especially distress.
8. Since the existence of the internet, fewer people have claimed to be religious.
10. Chewing gum helps your memory to receive a higher test score.
11. Purple or more specifically ‘lavender’ creates a calming effect. This is also a great color to spread your bed.
12. In one of Freud’s psychosexual stages, the phallic stage, children became interested in their own genitals, their parents, and their friends. Accompanied by this stage is the term ‘penile jealousy’, this is defined as the awareness / hatred of girls that they do not have a penis.
13. Your Short Term Memory is the actual store in your brain, even though it has a far more limited capacity than expected – it lasts about 20 seconds and can process five to nine things at once.
14. Red makes anyone more sexually attractive, but I learned that wearing blue makes men more attractive to women.
15. Most humans can look back, the tendency to claim that they have predicted results before the event occurred.
16. Nearly 70,000 thoughts a day reach the average human mind.
17. On average it takes 66 days to form habits.
18. If someone makes eye contact with you for 60% of the conversation they are bored, 80% and they are attracted to you and 100% of the time they threaten you.
19. Excessive stress can change cells, structure, and brain function.
20. Descriptive words used on questions asked by eyewitnesses after seeing an event can influence how they remember the event later. In other words it affects what people remember.
21. The feeling of falling into a dream actually comes from a brain that falls asleep too fast and considers it dying. The sensation is basically the brain that provides AED.
22. If you fake a smile, even when you are in a bad mood, that smile will help you feel better and therefore make you happy.
23. Men are attracted to women with clear skin, bright big eyes, reddish red lips, and shiny hair because they are health and partner indicators that are optimal for reproduction.
24. Obsessive Compulsive Disorders not only become germiphobe. This disorder is an unwanted obsessive thought and association of unrelated events.
25. When you yawn and other people yawn immediately after that means they pay attention to you and \ or are attracted to you.
26. This is a myth that humans can only use 10% of their brain at a certain point. We really can use somewhere around 35% at a time.
27. When focusing on the task, the human brain will completely block other things from happening, even if it’s right in front of them. This is called selective attention.
28. The brain in some individuals produces more chemicals than others; this is why some people are considered more emotional than others.
29. Intelligence is based in part on genetics.
30. Although the placebo effect can fool people into thinking they are healthier, it can also harm them in the sense that once they start taking medication for things that don’t need it, they develop resistance to the drug so that when they need it, it doesn’t function again.
31. According to Furnham & Chamoro-Premuzic (2004), certain personality traits can be significant predictors of one’s academic average. In fact, meticulous introverts who are not too open minded