A recent study by sleep researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the first to suggest that a person's emotional response after witnessing an unsettling picture or traumatic event is greatly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (15) | 1 |
Men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 3 |
New research from the University of Warwick suggests getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are neurotic.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
If you think that you can judge by examining someone's facial expressions if he has just hit the jackpot in the lottery or lost everything in the stock market—think again. Researchers at the Hebrew University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Originally, the label "borderline personality disorder" was applied to patients who were thought to represent a middle ground between patients with neurotic and psychotic disorders. Increasingly, though, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People's moral responses to similar situations change as they age, according to a new study at the University of Chicago that combined brain scanning, eye-tracking and behavioral measures ...
Neuroscience May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
Be it triumph or crushing defeat, exhilaration or agony, body language more accurately conveys intense emotions, according to recent research that challenges the predominance of facial expressions as an indicator of how a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
In 1943, American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed that all humans seek to fulfill a hierarchy of needs, which he represented with a pyramid. The pyramid's base, which he believed must come first, signified ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Caffeine perks up most coffee-lovers, but a new study shows a small dose of caffeine also increases their speed and accuracy for recognizing words with positive connotation. The research published November 7 in the open access ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a joint research study conducted by the Department of Information Systems of the TU Darmstadt (Prof. Dr. Peter Buxmann) and the Institute of Information Systems of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Dr. Hanna Krasnova), ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Many people know what it's like to feel sad or down from time to time. We can experience negative emotions due to many things – a bad day at work, a relationship break-up, a sad film, or just getting out ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Clinically depressed people have a hard time telling the difference between negative emotions such as anger and guilt, a new University of Michigan study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Retail therapy is often lamented as wasteful and irresponsible, but new research from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business indicates that it can help alleviate certain negative emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | 2.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |