25 Interesting Psychological Facts You Didn’t Know About Yourself

Interesting Psychological Facts You Didn't Know About Yourself

21. Dogs can get you dates

Do you love dogs? Then our four-legged friends can help you meet the right romantic partner. A survey have found that 82% of individuals tend feel more confident about approaching a person of the opposite sex they find attractive, if their dog is with them.

82% Of People Would Feel More Confident Approaching
25 Interesting Psychological Facts You Didn't Know About Yourself

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22. Swearing keeps you honest

Is the F-bomb your favorite verbal weapon? Do you love swearing? Then you just might be a straightforward, honest person. A study, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, found that individuals who like swear words and use them frequently are more likely, to be honest, and lie less often.

People who use swear words regularly tend to be stronger emotionally and more intelligent
25 Interesting Psychological Facts You Didn't Know About Yourself

23. When time slows down

Engaging in new experiences and doing new things can actually slow down our instinctive sense of time and make it seem that time goes by faster, studies confirm.

24. Expertise makes us arrogant

Believing that we’re exceptionally talented at something makes us less humble, opinionated, and close-minded. A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology revealed that feelings of expertise can make us more dogmatic, assertive, intolerant and resistant towards new concepts and ideas.

25. Grass is green on the other side of social media

Sometimes the grass is greener on the other side
25 Interesting Psychological Facts You Didn't Know About Yourself

We tend to believe that other people on social media are living a better, more satisfying, and active life than we are. A new study, by Sebastian Deri, a researcher at Cornell University, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that most of us unfairly compare our lives in every way to others on social media and generally believe they are living a happier & more exciting life.

So there you have it! 

These amazing and interesting psychological facts are sure to shock you and blow your mind.

Which of these did you find the most fascinating? How are you going to see yourself now that you are more self-aware of your mind and yourself?

Do let us know and feel free to share your own favorite psychological facts with us.

25 Interesting Psychological Facts You Didn't Know About Yourself
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