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Posts tagged emotion

June 12, 2017


Emotional experiences are more likely to stick in our memories than relatively non‑emotional experiences.

Emotional Hangover

Why do more emotionally charged moments seem more memorable?

August 12, 2015



Emotional Brains

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

March 2, 2012



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


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


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


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.

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