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Posts tagged emotion

August 12, 2015


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Emotional Brains

Understanding language's meaning requires coordination between the left and right parts of the brain.

March 2, 2012


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Anxiety’s Rose-Colored Glasses

Recent research on human decision-making in high-pressure situations has yielded some surprising results.

August 30, 2011



Crocodile Tears

Quite apart from the crocodile lore, crocodiles share an interesting physiological feature with marine turtles and other reptiles.

August 3, 2010



What Makes A Tear-Jerker?

Brain studies are making scientists look at human interaction in a whole new light.

July 20, 2010



Achoo! Can You Catch Your Friends’ Emotions?

A psychological study shows how emotions can be spread like infectious disease.

July 12, 2010



Getting Good And Mad Can Be Good

Psychologists say suppressing anger is actually bad for your health, while showing emotion can encourage constructive communication.

November 21, 2008


Smiling Woman

Smiley Voices

Can you tell if someone is smiling even if you aren't looking at them, but just hearing their voice?

January 15, 2008


Girl with Guilty Face

Why Feel Guilty?

We've all felt guilty at some point it seems, but have you ever stopped to wonder why we feel this emotion? What role does guilt serve?

August 14, 2007


Spinach dish with garlic

Memory and Potato Chips

When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.

October 31, 2006


a little boy makes an angry face

Facial Expressions

How good are you at reading faces? Scientists have found that your gender may affect this ability.

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