New research has uncovered several factors which could explain why children with asthma are at an increased risk of being bullied.
(Phys.org)—People who view their relationships as secure have less need to consider many options when making choices about purchases, a new University of Michigan study shows.
Ancient Greek philosophers considered the ability to "know thyself" as the pinnacle of humanity. Now, thousands of years later, neuroscientists are trying to decipher precisely how the human brain constructs ...
First-time mothers who pay attention to their emotional and physical changes during their pregnancy may feel better and have healthier newborns than new mothers who don't, according to research to be presented at American ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Dementia can affect a persons ability to recognise the meaning of common emotional words such as thrilled and annoyed, according to new research.
Researchers decode molecular mechanism that sheds light on how trauma can become engraved in the brain
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers decode a molecular mechanism that sheds light on how trauma can become engraved in the brain
A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others.
(Medical Xpress) -- Brooding, or excessive rumination over negative feelings, is known to interfere with important problem-solving abilities, while immediate distraction from those feelings can increase problem-solving ...
Scientists have shown that the brains of people with depression respond differently to feelings of guilt even after their symptoms have subsided.
(Medical Xpress) -- Ever been stuck in traffic when a feel-good song comes on the radio and suddenly your mood lightens?
(HealthDay) -- Cancer patients' primary goal in talking with their doctors about information they've found on the Internet is to get more insight and advice on the online information, new research indicates.
(Medical Xpress) -- People who practice mindfulness meditation learn to accept their feelings, emotions, and states of mind without judging or resisting them. They simply live in the moment.
(HealthDay) -- Some cancer doctors may build up emotional walls -- distancing themselves from the patients they can't save -- to avoid grief, sadness and even despair, new research shows.
(Medical Xpress) -- Our 'gut feelings' influence our decisions, overriding 'rational' thought, when we are faced with financial offers that we deem to be unfair, according to a new study. Even when we are ...
New research by psychologists at three North American universities, including the University of British Columbia, finds that parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning from life than non-parents.