10 MIND BLOWING PSYCHOLOGY FACTS | Psychological Facts About Mind |
10 Mind Blowing Psychology Facts About your Mind! 1. Our brains want us to be lazy. That happen because humans have evolved to conserve energy and avoid exertion, says expert. 2. We’d rather know something bad is coming than not know what to expect. That’s because the part of our brain that deals with predicting consequences – good or bad – is most active when it doesn’t know what to expect 3. We aren’t as good at multitasking as we think we are. We actually switching quickly between two tasks, but we are still focusing on one at a time. 4. It takes five positive things to outweigh a single negative thing. Our brains have something called a “negativity bias” that makes us remember bad news more than goods one. 5. Automatically, we second guess, when other people disagree. We do this, to be accepted into the group, so we have a tendency to conform to the majority, or to those we invest with authority. 6. You’re programmed to love the music you listened to in high school the most. From around age 12 to 22, everything feels more important, so we tend to emphasise those years the most and hang on to those musical memories. 7. Too many choices can paralyse us. Our brain prefers to choose from as few options as possible, otherwise it becomes stressed and can enter into a Fight, Flight, Freeze state. 8. We continue to believe things, even when we know they are wrong. This is because we believe that having more knowledge makes us smarter, so more adapted to life, with more chances of survival and a good chance of having children. 9. The people around us might rise to our high expectations, if we believe in them, but conversely, it is possible: if we do not believe in them, they will not rise to our high expectations and will remain the same. 10. Our brain doesn’t consider long-term deadlines are so important. Therefore, we prefer urgent tasks, no matter why, because we know that we will be able to complete them, and this will bring us a quick reward in the form of a well-being, as well as a high self-esteem.