Experts explained why people believe in fate

The human tendency to associate their successes with any subjective factors scientists call locus of control. There is an external and internal locus of control, writes The Daily Mail. Internal locus causes manage your life, outside - the hope of external force.

Women are more commonly found external locus of control. The reason lies in hormonal background, say psychologists from the University of Swansea. The smaller the testosterone in the body, the less confidence and more desire to shift responsibility for their actions on abstract shoulders sayings and signs.

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People with an internal locus of control, scientists are more often diagnosed with depression and stress. Constant feeling of responsibility for its future create additional psychological burden and prevent a happy life in some cases.

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