Psychology & Psychiatry

Face it. Our faces don't always reveal our true emotions

Actor James Franco looks sort of happy as he records a video diary in the movie "127 Hours." It's not until the camera zooms out, revealing his arm is crushed under a boulder, that it becomes clear his goofy smile belies ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

To understand others' minds, 'being' them beats reading them

We tend to believe that people telegraph how they're feeling through facial expressions and body language and we only need to watch them to know what they're experiencing—but new research shows we'd get a much better idea ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists identify body language tied to creativity, learning

The ability to quickly scan another person's body language or expression to get a quick read on what they're thinking or feeling is a handy trick that most humans possess. Show up late for dinner, and all it takes is a glance ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Touch influences how infants learn language

(Medical Xpress)—Tickling a baby's toes may be cute but it's also possible that those touches could help babies learn the words in their language. Research from Purdue University shows that a caregiver's touch could help ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to handle digital overload

It didn't take long for Rylee Sargeant to start feeling tired and headachy after she, like everyone else, was forced to work remotely when the pandemic struck in March.

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