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Why do we feel so good after an exercise session

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Generally, we feel good when we increase our fitness potential (i.e. the chances of survival and reproduction). The good or ‘positive’ emotions are sent by our subconscious mind so that we’re motivated to repeat the activity that is highly beneficial for us.

Why people like gardens and parks

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For the most part of their evolutionary history, humans have been nomads and hunter-gatherers. This lifestyle changed very little from the dawn of the species around a million years ago up until around 10,000 years ago, when the advent of agriculture allowed them to produce their own food and settle down.

How evolution has shaped perception

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You might have come across one of those posts on social media that ask you to read a paragraph at the end of which you’re told that you missed some articles that were there in the text.

What sex fantasies reveal about the human mind

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Our fantasies reveal our deepest desires, unbridled by the various codes of conduct that the society may have imposed upon us. Therefore, our fantasies can provide a window into the truest and the most accurate propensities of our minds.

Why the law of attraction is a myth

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If you’re into philosophy and have read books like As a man thinketh, Think and Grow Rich, and The Secret and almost all the stuff by authors like Deepak Chopra and Wayne Dyer, you’re probably aware of the Law of Attraction.

Exploring the evolutionary function of emotions

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Imagine yourself in a zoo watching a caged lion. You’re amused as the majestic animal moves about, occasionally roaring and yawning in the bright sun. Hoping to get some kind of a reaction, you roar back at the lion.

Honor killings: When blood isn't thicker than water

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Honor killings are killings in which a family kills one of their own for bringing ‘shame’ and ‘dishonor’ to the family.

How masculine or feminine are you?

How masculine or feminine are you?
A guide that tests your masculine and feminine brain-wiring