Paris syndrome is an unusual state exclusive to Japanese nationals who experience a mental breakdown while visiting Paris. Source: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/rare-psych#14
Cotard syndrome is where the affected person holds the delusional belief that he or she is already dead, does not exist, is putrefying or has lost his or her blood or internal organs.
An average human being spends 6 whole years of his/her life dreaming.
Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren’t.
Abused children are less likely to practice safe sex, putting them at greater risk for STDs. They’re also 25% more likely to experience teen pregnancy.
Researchers claim that camping can help reset ones body clock and synchronises melatonin hormones with sunrise and sunset.
Up until the age of 2, children are in the ‘sensorimotor stage’ and they do not have object permanence. This means that if an object was not in front of their eyes, the considered it permanently disappeared. This explains why babies find the game ‘peek-a-boo’ so exciting!