News tagged with negative experiences
(Medical Xpress)—Mothers who have experienced childhood abuse, neglect or other traumatic experiences show an unwillingness to talk with their children about the child's emotional experiences, a new study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study conducted to learn more about mimicry of facial features has found that people tend to mimic smiles directed at them by other people based on their own feelings of status and power. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2 |
(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 |
Previous research has shown that personality traits such as impulsivity or compulsiveness are indicators of an increased risk of addiction. Now, new research from the University of Cambridge suggests that these impulsive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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 |
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 |
People believe they'll be happy in the future, even when they imagine the many bad things that could happen, because they discount the possibility that those bad things will actually occur, according to a new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A group of researchers led by San Diego State University communication professor Peter Andersen, have teamed up with 40 resorts nationwide to encourage vacationers to be smart about sun protection through ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
"Broken-hearted" isn't just a metaphor -- social pain and physical pain have a lot in common, according to Naomi Eisenberger of the University of Califiornia-Los Angeles, the author of a new paper published in Current Di ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
"Stand by me" is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Two-thirds of Australian mums-to-be are in the dark when it comes to how much weight they should gain during pregnancy.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
How would you respond if someone told you that you have a very dedicated son and that he got the scholarship he most wished? Or that the company you worked for made great profits and you will receive a good salary raise?
Neuroscience Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most of us think of being bored at work as a negative experience, but a new study suggests it can have positive results including an increase in creativity because it gives us time to daydream.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 10, 2013 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0