Psychology & Psychiatry

Teenagers have a hard time reading one another's tones of voice

Your teenage daughter gets into a shouting match with another kid at school. It turns out that it may have started over something as simple as not understanding one another's tones of voice. Recently published research in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientist explores the nexus between appetite and psychology

Rachel Herz, an adjunct assistant professor in Brown's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, arrives at an East Greenwich, Rhode Island, café feeling stressed. She'd lost a document when her computer crashed and she ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

We all feel disgust but why do some of us turn it on ourselves?

Disgust is a universal emotion – we all get disgusted by things, just as we all experience other "basic" emotions, such as happiness and sadness. Disgust has many functions. It protects us from products that might cause ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How well do you know your own feelings?

A patient screamed, "I'm not angry." Another on finding out about their partners infidelity claimed "I'm not jealous, just disappointed." And they believed it, at least in the heat of the moment. But were they right?

Psychology & Psychiatry

People worldwide may feel mind-body connections in same way

(HealthDay)—Many phrases reflect how emotions affect the body: Loss makes you feel "heartbroken," you suffer from "butterflies" in the stomach when nervous, and disgusting things make you "sick to your stomach."

Psychology & Psychiatry

Was Darwin wrong about emotions?

Contrary to what many psychological scientists think, people do not all have the same set of biologically "basic" emotions, and those emotions are not automatically expressed on the faces of those around us, according to ...

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