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Posts tagged mood

November 5, 2014

 

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Mood and Cognition

Feeling moody? Your headspace affects cognitive abilities–sometimes negatively, sometimes positively.

October 17, 2013

 

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Ultrasounds Make People Feel Better

And according to a few studies, ultrasound may also help improve mood.

October 26, 2011

 

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Quitting Smoking Can Cause Depression… Why?

After more than 20 years of smoking, I'm trying to quit. But instead of feeling good, I'm feeling sad, even depressed. What's going on?

October 19, 2010

 

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Pessimistic Pups: Why Your Dog May See The Dish As Half Empty

Dogs can be worried and pessimistic just like people, researchers report.

February 2, 2010

 

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Bad Mood? Here’s A Good Joke

How does a good joke make us forget our negative emotions?

November 16, 2009

 

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Food And Mood

Why do some doctors give antidepressants, but not diet pills, to overweight patients?

October 5, 2007

 

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Get Angry, Think More Clearly

Say you're about to take a test or give an important presentation at work, would you rather be calm and collected or angry and agitated?

September 27, 2003

 

Mood and Cognition

Cognitive neuroscientists at Washington University in St. Louis have investigated the relationship between mood and cognitive performance by showing subjects ten-minute clips from both classic horror films and prime-time television comedies.

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