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14 Facts About Human Psychology That Control Your Life

14 Facts About Human Psychology That Control Your Life
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Many studies and researches in the branch of psychology have suggested that your mindset and thinking plays an important role in governing your life. These psychological facts can't be denied.

It's amazing how your mindset can actually make a significant change in your life. Check out these 14 top psychology facts which control your life.

 

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1) Sharing your aims with people will distract you from your goal.

1) Sharing your aims with people will distract you from your goal.

It's because studies prove that sharing goals can demotivate you. You might get distracted from achieving your goal.

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2) Your favorite song is close to your heart because it reminds you some special event in your life. 

2) Your favorite song is close to your heart because it reminds you some special event in your life. 
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A recent study suggests that your favorite song is linked with a sentimental event in your life.

3) The kind of Music you hear will help you create a perception about the world. 

3) The kind of Music you hear will help you create a perception about the world. 
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According to the latest study conducted by the University of Groningen, listening to specifically joyful or gloomy songs can intensely change the way we see the world.

4) Spending money on others is a more joyful experience than spending it on yourself.

4) Spending money on others is a more joyful experience than spending it on yourself.
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The research by Harvard Business School has shown that spending money on others provides more happiness than spending it on yourself.

5) Spending money on experiences rather than possessions will make you happy. 

5) Spending money on experiences rather than possessions will make you happy. 
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Research has shown that people who used to spend money on things like holidays, trying something adventurous or going out on certain occasions, but are now more concerned about buying property. The amazing fact is that spending your money on experiences makes you gladder than spending on possessions. So do what your heart says.

7) Prayer can help in getting rid of depression.

7) Prayer can help in getting rid of depression.
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Several studies have demonstrated that religious activities like prayer is associated with lower mental distress levels.

8) Money can't buy happiness.

8) Money can’t buy happiness.
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Studies suggested that after $75,000 per year, increased income can do little to boost happiness.

8) Rational decisions can be taken easily if you think in some other language than your mother tounge

8) Rational decisions can be taken easily if you think in some other language than your mother tounge
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According to a new study by the University of Chicago, thinking in a foreign language reduces deep seated and deceptive biases thereby making rational decision.

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9) Remembering memories makes them less precise over time.

9) Remembering memories makes them less precise over time.
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Every time you recall a past incident, you're actually remembering the last time you recollected that happening.

10) Not being with happy people can make you unhappy.

10) Not being with happy people can make you unhappy.
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According to a recent study published in the Psychoneuroendocrinology research paper, tension and pleasure spread easily thereby affecting us. So, choose your company wisely.

11) Placebo sleep improves performance.

11) Placebo sleep improves performance.
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According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, if patients were told that they had above average sleep even if they hadn't, they will recover faster.

12) Intellectuals underestimate themselves, while ignorant ones consider themselves genius.

12) Intellectuals underestimate themselves, while ignorant ones consider themselves genius.
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According to the Dunning Kruger Effect, some unskilled persons mistakenly assess their ability to be much higher than it really is while some highly skillful persons often underestimate their competence and assume that tasks which are easy for them are also easy for others.

13) Kids today display a high level of anxiety, least we can do is cut them some slack. 

13) Kids today display a high level of anxiety, least we can do is cut them some slack. 
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Studies indicate that high school students display the same level of anxiety as the typical mental patients in the 1950's.

14) Today's youth is very stressed and if we spend time in doing things that we love, this can change

14) Today's youth is very stressed and if we spend time in doing things that we love, this can change
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According to a survey by the American Psychological Association, people between the ages of 18 and 33 are the most stressed ones, which tend to rise with every passing year.

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