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January 13, 2014

 

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How Emotions Mature With Age

Lots of things change as we get older. Our emotions are no exception.

September 19, 2013

 

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Where Does The Brain Process Moral Decisions?

Scientists hope that by figuring out how the brain behaves, we'll be able to understand how people with different backgrounds reach different conclusions.

May 7, 2013

 

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Express Yourself And Live Longer

Here's an interesting fact: Italians and Spaniards live nearly two years longer, on average, than people who live in England.

March 19, 2013

 

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What Causes A Lump In Your Throat?

Do you ever get choked up during a sad movie? Does it feel like a lump in your throat?

April 19, 2010

 

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Laughter (And Other Emotions) Are Universal

Scientists are learning that emotions, such as laughter, are universal.

April 7, 2010

 

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Loneliness Is Contagious

Do you feel lonely? Chances are your friends do too.

July 29, 2009

 

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Red, Blue, And A More Productive You

Do certain colors affect how we think and behave, or how well we perform at work? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 21, 2009

 

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Musicians: Biologically Better at Identifying Emotion in Sound?

Recent studies have shown that people with musical training are better at picking out emotional cues in sound than people without the same musical background.

April 2, 2009

 

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You Gotta Have Heart

We generally say the heart is on the left side of the chest because about two-thirds of its mass is to the left of the sternum.

October 27, 2008

 

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Calm Old Age

Some social scientists found that overall, aging is associated more with positive, passive emotions instead of negative, active emotions.

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