It’s a myth that people are either “left-brained” or “right-brained.”
Hallucinatory ‘voices’ seem to be shaped by local culture. In the U.S., the voices are harsh and threatening while those heard by schizophrenics in Africa and India tend to be more benign and playful.
40% of schizophrenics are left-handed, despite being only 10% of the world’s population.
Having no recollection of your drive to work or school (autopilot) is called “Highway Hypnosis.”
A study published in Psychological Science says that Twitter may be more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol.
The Friendship Paradox is where your friends have more friends than you do.
Too much snow can drive a person crazy. Pibloktoq, a little-understood hysteria seen in people living in the Arctic, can cause a wide range of symptoms, including echolalia (senseless repetition of overheard words) and running around naked in the snow.
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