A man reports his whole world frequently flips by 90 degrees. He is not alone. Researchers at the Donders institute aim to investigate this curious phenomenon.
It is often said that incompetent people overestimate themselves and competent people underestimate themselves. However, this so-called ‘Dunning-Kruger’ effect may not be the phenomenon that people think it is.
Less well-known than the placebo effect yet just as remarkable: the nocebo effect causes you to experience more complaints because of negative expectations of a drug or your health.
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.