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24 Surprising Facts About Psychology


1. "Van gogh probably developed the symptoms that led to his hospitalization from absinthe poisoning."Click to tweet
Van gogh probably developed the symptoms that led to his hospitalization from absinthe poisoning.FALSE
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2. "Maslow's study of 3000 college students found that none met the criteria for self-actualization."Click to tweet
Maslow's study of 3000 college students found that none met the criteria for self-actualization.FALSE
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3. "Skinner began his work on pigeons in working on a missile detection system during world war ii."Click to tweet
Skinner began his work on pigeons in working on a missile detection system during world war ii.FALSE
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4. "The stanford prison experiment had to be discontinued after 6 days instead of the planned 14."Click to tweet
The stanford prison experiment had to be discontinued after 6 days instead of the planned 14.FALSE
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5. "Posting a calorie chart in fast food restaurants leads people to choose less healthy foods."Click to tweet
Posting a calorie chart in fast food restaurants leads people to choose less healthy foods.FALSE
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6. "Negative reinforcement works better than punishment as a disciplinary measure."Click to tweet
Negative reinforcement works better than punishment as a disciplinary measure.FALSE
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7. "John f. Kennedy jr. And his wife caroline died due to a vestibular illusion."Click to tweet
John f. Kennedy jr. And his wife caroline died due to a vestibular illusion.FALSE
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8. "Alfred binet, inventor of first intelligencetest, was trained as a lawyer."Click to tweet
Alfred binet, inventor of first intelligencetest, was trained as a lawyer.FALSE
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9. "Alcohol is involved in 90% of cases of sexual assault on college campuses."Click to tweet
Alcohol is involved in 90% of cases of sexual assault on college campuses.FALSE
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10. "The idea that there are "right brain" and "left brain" people is a myth."Click to tweet
The idea that there are
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11. "Getting paid for doing something you like can make you less creative."Click to tweet
Getting paid for doing something you like can make you less creative.FALSE
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12. "Freud initially only sold 700 copies of the interpretation of dreams."Click to tweet
Freud initially only sold 700 copies of the interpretation of dreams.FALSE
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13. "Cats have almost 2x the number of neurons in their cortex than dogs."Click to tweet
Cats have almost 2x the number of neurons in their cortex than dogs.FALSE
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14. "Freud is widely taught at universities, except in psych departments."Click to tweet
Freud is widely taught at universities, except in psych departments.FALSE
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15. "Most people experience déjà vu about a conversation or a dream."Click to tweet
Most people experience déjà vu about a conversation or a dream.FALSE
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16. "Over 50% of the u.s. population believes in psychic phenomena."Click to tweet
Over 50% of the u.s. population believes in psychic phenomena.FALSE
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17. "Placebos can often offer as much relief as actual treatments."Click to tweet
Placebos can often offer as much relief as actual treatments.FALSE
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18. "Dreaming occurs during nrem as well as rem sleep."Click to tweet
Dreaming occurs during nrem as well as rem sleep.FALSE
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19. "Rorschach's nickname as a child was "inkblot"."Click to tweet
Rorschach's nickname as a child was
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20. "Most "identical twins" are not "identical"."Click to tweet
Most
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21. "Milgram got it right (unfortunately)."Click to tweet
Milgram got it right (unfortunately).FALSE
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22. "Smiling can make you feel happier."Click to tweet
Smiling can make you feel happier.FALSE
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23. "Schizophrenia does not mean "split personality," but instead means a splitting of affect, thought, and behavior."Click to tweet
Schizophrenia does not mean
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24. "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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