Psychology & Psychiatry

A bad mood may help your brain with everyday tasks

New research found that being in a bad mood can help some people's executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritize tasks. The same study found that a good mood has a negative effect ...

Health

Putting the brakes on 'emotional eating'

(HealthDay)—Many of us make choices about whether to eat healthy or not-so-healthy foods based on whether we're in a good or not-so-good mood.

Psychology & Psychiatry

People see through bosses who fake it

Previous research has shown that suppressing your emotions can result in increased stress, burnout and poor relationships. However, there has been very little research into how managers regulate their emotions – until now.

Pediatrics

Be your child's valentine

(HealthDay)—Valentine's Day is two days away, and it's a great day to show your kids a little extra loving, child health experts say.

Health

Sleep: the great motivator

(HealthDay)—If you really want to follow through on your New Year's resolutions, make sure you get enough sleep.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Less focused on recurrent bad feelings through probiotics

People focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past (i.e. rumination) after four weeks of probiotics administration. Psychologists Laura Steenbergen and Lorenza Colzato from the Leiden Institute of Brain and Cognition ...

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