Wealthy people or those who categorize themselves as being in a relatively high social class are more likely to ignore passerby on the street because they view those around them as irrelevant and aren't worthy of their attention. While people of lower social classes tend to pay closer attention to others on the street when they walk by, rich people appear to overlook them as they have little to offer, the study reveals.
You have probably come across people using the word “depressed” to describe someone with mere sadness or the normal, everyday blues that last only a couple of days and get better on their own. But that’s just wrong. Depression is a serious mental health condition accompanied by feeling of extreme despondency that can result in reduction in person’s vitality, vigor or spirits.
Eric Schwitzgebel, a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside, has created a questionnaire to help you find out whether or not you are a jerk. This five-question quiz will judge your level of what he refers to a “jerkitude” by asking how you would respond in certain events.
Are good looking people jerks? It may seem so, but the truth is your own biases screwing up with your perception. The actual reason attractive people you run into seem so mean comes down to who you’re paying attention to in the first place. Your subconscious mind thinks good looking people are worthy of your attention, so you pay more attention to them and simply choose to ignore the unattractive jerks.
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have revealed that the brains of bilingual individuals have enhanced attentional control abilities. This gives them a superior ability to concentrate on specific task compared to their monolingual, those who only know one language, counterparts.
Shakespeare may not have looked like this. The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare is being considered for restoration for the first time in 400 years.
If you're one of those strict parents, you are not doing your children a favor. In fact, you're undermining their efforts to do the right thing, eventually turning them into very skilled and effective liars.
There are many things that are fascinating about life. If you were to look into the psychology of humans, you will be amused as well as shocked to learn of how the mind works. Here are some of the 20 most interesting psychological facts about yourself.
When you listen to music, your brain reacts differently depending on the types of music. This affects your emotion regulation and perception of the world.