What are some lesser known/ understood psychological facts?

  1. If a person sleeps a lot, he is sad.
  2. If someone gets anger more often, it means that he really needs love.
  3. The older you get, the less you trust.
  4. If someone cries for little things, then he is soft-hearted.
  5. If someone eats in abnormal manner, then he is tense.
  6. If a person laughs too much for silly things, then he is alone.
  7. Crying is good for your health. It flushes unwanted bacteria from your body.
  8. The less you say, the words matter more.
  9. When a group of people laugh, each member of the group will instinctively look at the person they feel closest to.
  10. Chewing gum can relieve stress.
  11. Keep an eye on people’s feet. When talking with someone you can figure out if they are interested in the conversation by looking at their feet. If it is aimed at you, they are listening, but if it is aiming elsewhere they rather want to leave the conversation.
  12. You think you can multi-task because you are proficient at switching back and forth quickly but you are fooling yourself.
  13. Roughly speaking, losing something makes you twice as miserable as gaining the same thing makes you happy.
  14. Obesity is contagious; you’re more likely to be overweight if you have a lot of overweight friends.
  15. High priced entries on the menu boosts revenue for the restaurant – even if no one buys them. Why? Because even though people generally won’t buy the most expensive dish on the menu, they will order the second most expensive dish.
  16. 99% of us don’t keep our television volume in odd numbers. Because Human psychology tends to make things symmetrical and even.
  17. Getting someone to do a favor for you makes them like you more.
  18. People remember unfinished things better. If a song stuck in your head than think about the last few lines and you will forget it faster. This is called Zeigarnik Effect.
  19. Nodding your head while talking or asking a question will make the other person more inclined to agree with you.
  20. While telling a lie adding an embarrassing detail can make it more believable.
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