Simply walking through a sketchy-looking neighborhood can make you feel more paranoid and lower your trust in others.
People’s overconfidence can be confused with competence, while their paranoia can elicit the very anger and rejection they’re seeking to avoid
Paranoia is one of the most unpleasant “side effects” of marijuana. It’s also a key experience shared by marijuana smokers and people with schizophrenia. But exactly how does smoking a joint cause the feeling that dark forces are …