Interesting Facts

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1- There are  more than 400 distinct phobias recognized by psychologists today.


2- Phobias may be memories passed down through generations in DNA.


3- France is the most depressed country in the world (1 in every 5 people have depression).


4- Red is a color associated with excitement and youthfulness. This is why Domino’s, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and KFC all have red in their logos.


 

5- People who play video games are more likely to have lucid dreams than non-gamers.


6-Women who live in warmer climates have more body image concerns than those who live in colder climates.


7- Mnemophobia- Fear of memories.


8- It takes about 66 days to form a habit.


9- The average person tells 4 lies a day, 1460 a year and a total of 87,600 by the time they’re 60.


10-  It takes 4 seconds for a silence to become awkward.


11- Having siblings helps is proven to help socializing with peers.


12-  The word psychology comes from the Greek word psyche meaning ‘breath, spirit, soul’ and the logia meaning ‘study of.’


13- The brain is made up of 75% water.


 

14- The world record without sleep is  264 hours.


 

15-   People are more likely to return a lost wallet if there is a baby picture found inside of it.


 

16- Two thirds of the people on Earth have never seen snow.


17- A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.


18- If you try to stop a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head/neck and die.


 

19- A jellyfish is 95% water.


 

20- The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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