Psychology is the study that pretty much explains how our brain works. According to research, on an average, humans only use only 10% of their brains. Just imagine, within that little number we have practically achieved the impossible and are pushing our limits each day. It’s amazing what one can achieve if they knew the secrets of the mind. Well! This brings me to my next article which is about interesting human psychological facts. I bet you will be amazed to know so many things about yourself that you probably didn’t know before.

1. If you’re a good liar then you’ll be good at catching one.

good liars

2. You’re more creative at nights and less in mornings.

creativity night

3. It takes 66 days to form a habit.


4. The blue color causes the brain to release hormones which Calm you.

blue calming affect

5. ‘I’m fine’ is the most common lie.

common lie

6. Men speak around 12,500 words per day and women around 22,000.

men speak less

7. 30% of the wake-up hours is actually spent on Daydreaming.

day dreaming

8. 50,000 different scents can be remembered by your nose.

scent memory

9. If someone makes eye contact with you for 60% of the conversation they’re bored, 80% they’re attracted to you and if 100% of the time then they are threatening you.

eye contact

10. Silence more than 4 seconds becomes awkward.

awkward silence

11. We can udnretsnad any msseed up stnecene as lnog as the lsat and frsit lteerts of wdros are in crrcoet palecs.

jumbled word

12. If you cry from happiness the first tear will come from the right eye but if you are crying from sadness it will come from the left one.


13. The brain is made up of 75% water, has about 100 billion neurons and weighs around 1300 to 1400 grams.

human brain

14. The only basic emotions are joy, acceptance, fear, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger, and anticipation. Others are just combinations of one or more basic emotions.

human emotions

15. Out of the 5 senses, sense of smell is best attached to your memory.

smell memory

16. Decisions made by Larger groups are poorer and more emotional rather than small groups or individuals.

decision standard

17. 10 minutes is the maximum time a human mind can be attentive to something, after that it tends to revert to daydreaming.

attention span

18. The maximum number of close relationships/friendships you can maintain is between 50 and 150.

number of friends

19. Emotional pain is always remembered more than physical pain.

emotional pain

20. 68% of the people suffer from Phantom Vibration Syndrome, the feeling that one’s phone is vibrating when it’s actually not.

phantom vibration syndrome

21. A human can store 5 to 9 chunks of information in short-term memory at a time. (7 +/- 2)

short term memory

22. You can’t multitask.

multi task

23. Memories are reconstructed every time we think of them.

memory reconstruction

24. Falling In Love Has same Neurological Effects as to that of Cocaine.

love cocaine

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