News tagged with emotional response
Interaction between auditory cortex and amygdala responsible for our response to unpleasant sounds, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Heightened activity between the emotional and auditory parts of the brain explains why the sound of chalk on a blackboard or a knife on a bottle is so unpleasant.
Neuroscience Oct 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Intense distress and fear of dying, which many people experience when suffering the symptoms of a heart attack, are not only fairly common emotional responses but are also linked to biological changes that occur during the ...
Cardiology Jun 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Health communicators have long searched for the most effective ways to convince smokers to quit. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that using a combination of disturbing images and threatening messages to ...
Health Aug 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Women are often troubled with cyclical mood changes. Studies have shown a relationship between emotional disorders associated with the menstrual cycle and changes in estrogen level. The authors reviewed related research in ...
Other Jan 22, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Following the birth of a child, new mothers may have an altered perception of stresses around them, showing less interest in threats unrelated to the baby. This change to the neuroendocrine ...
Neuroscience Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Infants who sweat less in response to scary situations at age 1 show more physical and verbal aggression at age 3, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Scienc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 03, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research conducted by Matthew Shaffer, a doctoral psychology student at UT, and C. Veronica Smith, an assistant psychology professor at the University of Mississippi, reveals that the first sexual experience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Egocentric, self-centred, and insensitive to the needs of others: these social problems often arise in people with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and have been attributed in part to a loss of emotional empathy, the capacity ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Experiencing strong emotions synchronises brain activity across individuals, research team at Aalto University and Turku PET Centre in Finland has revealed.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research shows that sleep loss markedly exaggerates the degree to which we anticipate impending emotional events, particularly among highly anxious people, who are especially vulnerable.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It has long been known that the part of the brain called the amygdala is responsible for recognition of a threat and knowing whether to fight or flee from the danger.
Neuroscience Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items such as scents, spoons and sponges, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.
Autism spectrum disorders May 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People who are cyberstalked or harassed online experience higher levels of stress and trauma than people who are stalked or harassed in person, according to a presentation at the American Psychological Association's 119th ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 06, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People visit social networking sites such as Facebook for many reasons, including the positive emotional experience that people enjoy and want to repeat, according to an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, an ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1