No matter how sated you may feel, there’s always room for dessert. Sensory specific satiety and relaxing your stomach can give you just enough room for a slice of cake.
Many people get short-tempered when they have not eaten for a while; they become ‘hangry’. This is not merely posturing but a survival mechanism that motivates you to start looking for food.
Odds are that after having a meal you get tired: that’s the after-dinner dip. This is because your body and brain enter a resting state, but fortunately you can turn it off yourself!
If someone else tickles you, it feels much more intense than when you try to tickle yourself. This is because your brain is already predicting what your own tickles will feel like.
Is our behavior shaped by nature or by nurture, that is, by genes or by environment? Nature and nurture are not exactly like chicken and egg, but more like one big chicken-egg scramble that simmers continuously throughout our lives and is stirred and seasoned all the time.
It is believed that children start to feel their sex identity and express their own gender by the age of three. However, if we consider that gender/sex identity is not something that you build from one day to the next, one question remains: how and when do we start embodying our gender/sex?