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April 19, 2010

 

Laughter (And Other Emotions) Are Universal

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

April 7, 2010

 

Loneliness Is Contagious

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

July 29, 2009

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

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