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There are not many things more fascinating than the human brain. Apart from space, the brain is the least understood object in the universe. Here are 25 interesting psychology facts:

  1. People are happier and feeling more positive when they are busy.
  2. There are only six universal emotions: happiness, anger, sadness, fear, disgust and surprise.
  3. Chocolate and love discharge the same chemical in the body.
  4. People are more honest when tired.
  5. A quick 20-second hug releases chemicals in the body which make you trust the person you are hugging.
  6. According to a study, losing your phone triggers the same panic as a near death experience.
  7. You are more logical when you think in another language.
  8. No blind person developed schizophrenia ever.
  9. The level of anxiety in high school kids is the same as the average psychiatric patient from the 1950s had.
  10. The brain feels rejection as pain.
  11. Your mind wonders about 30% of the time.
  12. Your most vivid memories are wrong.
  13. Everything motivates us – even the illusion of progression.
  14. Internet addiction may be added on the list of mental disorders.
  15. You cannot multi task.
  16. Your unconscious mind knows first.
  17. You can’t be close to everyone – we are only capable of being close to 150 people.
  18. Remembering a past event means recalling the last time you remembered it.
  19. Small parts of material are easier to remember.
  20. Memories distort over time. Everyone has at least one false memory.
  21. Bullies are most often people with low self-esteem.
  22. Complaining is about 80% of conversation.
  23. Volunteers are happier with their lives.
  24. Your brain is more creative when tired.
  25. Relationships are more important for your health than exercise.