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April 2, 2009

 

Woman holding heart shaped cookie

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

 

Two older Chinese men in park

Calm Old Age

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

June 27, 2006

 

dog's mouth

Do Animals Laugh?

If you have a dog, you may have noticed that sometimes it seems to be smiling. Of course, we know that dogs don't really smile, right?

September 8, 2005

 

Brain in Love

Here’s an idea you may not expect: Love is as basic as our needs for food and water. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 5, 2004

 

Do Other Animals Besides Humans Cry?

Do other animals besides humans cry? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 4, 2004

 

Love Really Does Hurt

Love hurts. We all know this. But a recent study suggests that rejection really does cause physical pain. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 22, 2003

 

Emotions and the Common Cold

Does your mood effect your physical ability to fight the common cold? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 22, 2003

 

Are You Looking at Me?

Learn about the importance and effects of eye contact on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Emotional Brains

Ever wonder how the different sides of the brain operate? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Processing Moral Dilemmas

After all, as children we internalize the emotional reactions of those around us and store them in emotional brain circuits. Then, later, when we encounter a moral problem, these automatic gut feelings guide our decision- making.

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