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24 Psychology Facts

1. "Schizophrenia does not mean "split personality," but instead means a splitting of affect, thought, and behavior."Click to tweet
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2. "Almost half of all married couples 75 and older still have sex on a regular basis (with each other)."Click to tweet
Almost half of all married couples 75 and older still have sex on a regular basis (with each other).FALSE
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3. "Van gogh probably developed the symptoms that led to his hospitalization from absinthe poisoning."Click to tweet

4. "Maslow's study of 3000 college students found that none met the criteria for self-actualization."Click to tweet

5. "Skinner began his work on pigeons in working on a missile detection system during world war ii."Click to tweet

6. "The stanford prison experiment had to be discontinued after 6 days instead of the planned 14."Click to tweet

7. "Posting a calorie chart in fast food restaurants leads people to choose less healthy foods."Click to tweet

8. "Negative reinforcement works better than punishment as a disciplinary measure."Click to tweet

9. "John f. Kennedy jr. And his wife caroline died due to a vestibular illusion."Click to tweet

10. "Alfred binet, inventor of first intelligencetest, was trained as a lawyer."Click to tweet

11. "Alcohol is involved in 90% of cases of sexual assault on college campuses."Click to tweet

12. "The idea that there are "right brain" and "left brain" people is a myth."Click to tweet

13. "Getting paid for doing something you like can make you less creative."Click to tweet

14. "Freud initially only sold 700 copies of the interpretation of dreams."Click to tweet

15. "Cats have almost 2x the number of neurons in their cortex than dogs."Click to tweet

16. "Freud is widely taught at universities, except in psych departments."Click to tweet

17. "Most people experience déjà vu about a conversation or a dream."Click to tweet

18. "Over 50% of the u.s. population believes in psychic phenomena."Click to tweet

19. "Placebos can often offer as much relief as actual treatments."Click to tweet

20. "Dreaming occurs during nrem as well as rem sleep."Click to tweet

21. "Rorschach's nickname as a child was "inkblot"."Click to tweet

22. "Most "identical twins" are not "identical"."Click to tweet

23. "Milgram got it right (unfortunately)."Click to tweet

24. "Smiling can make you feel happier."Click to tweet

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