What makes lesbian porn so popular?

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2PornHub, the world’s largest porn website, releases its analytics report every year that reveals how its users are engaging with the website. It turns out that for the past three consecutive years, the most popular search term on PornHub has been “lesbian”. Watching girl-on-girl action is popular among both men …

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Why exercise makes us feel so good

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2Generally, 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. This is why activities like eating, sex, and gaining social …

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Why sexual infidelity is more painful for men

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2Sexual infidelity in a long-term relationship, such as marriage, is undesirable to both men and women. The major goal of forming a long-term relationship is to have repeated sex to increase the odds of conception. Hence, if a person looks for sex outside the relationship he’s straight-out rejecting his current …

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How emotions influence our perception of time

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2We don’t perceive time as it flows. Our mental states influence our perception of time. Our minds have an amazing ability to keep track of time, despite the fact that we have no sensory organ specifically devoted to the measurement of time. This has led many experts to believe that there …

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Why do we do what we do, and not what we don’t do?

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2Why do we do what we do? Why do we choose a certain behaviour/action over other options? What rules govern our decision-making?  Why do we become indecisive at times? Answers to all these questions are contained in a terminology that we’ve borrowed from economics, namely ‘cost/benefit analysis’. In economics, a …

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Best psychological thriller movies (Top 10)

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2I’m a big fan of psychological thriller movies. It’s, by far, my favourite genre. I get a strange kind of high from story-lines that cause psychological discomfort in me, story-lines that make me question my own sanity and shatter my concept of reality. If you’re anything like me, you’re going …

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Psychosomatic illnesses (3 main causes)

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2Psychosomatic illnesses (psyche = mind, soma = body) are those illnesses that have no known biological or physical cause and the symptoms are caused or aggravated by psychological factors. In other words, psychological imbalances or issues that a person may be experiencing in their life are manifested as physical, biological illnesses! …

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Replication crisis in psychology

Home » Uncategorized » Page 2In 2015, a team of psychologists tried to repeat 100 psychological studies and found that only 36% of the original statistically significant results could be replicated. This study of studies called the Reproducibility Project was published in the prestigious journal Science and created waves in the world of psychology, forcing researchers to question …

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