People with high self-esteem are more ambitious and confident to be able to rise in the ranks, regardless of the actual talent.
Family history plays an important factor, with successful parents having ambitious children.
An extrovert personality contributes to the ambitiousness of a person, and many countries specifically look at the personality of a candidate to suit their requirements, looking at the long-term aspects.
Ambition can be individual or collective, and while collective ambition is great if one is able to channelize the same, individual ambition at the expense of the organization as a whole can be counterproductive.
Many claims that link a change in human and animal behaviour during full moon nights may be related to confirmation bias, a tendency to fit new information into something that is already believed to be true.
The idea of the full moon creating havoc in our minds, making us sleepless and violent is a legend that went mainstream, and could likely be stories of just a few people who are affected by the lunar force, and need to be studied more.
People can get angry, even riotous when they are presented with something they don’t know or recognize.
Much before the phrase ‘confirmation bias’ became mainstream, most of us have been practising it in the things we like, be it clothing brands, beauty ideas or music. We all are trapped in the echo chambers where we love the things we know well, just because they are familiar, and therefore lovable.
A network of auditory cortex nerves (the corticofugal network) helps with the recognition and cataloguing of the different audio patterns.
If a pattern matches with a familiar one already in the brain, it releases dopamine, which is the main reason why (your favourite) music is so emotionally intense. Sounds are pleasurable because they match something already inside us.