Psychology & Psychiatry

How do our facial expressions influence how we see others' pain?

How do our facial expressions in response to seeing others in pain influence how we see and feel their pain? There are many situations where it may be helpful to suppress our emotional responses to the pain of others. For ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Experiencing physical pain can cause you to overspend

Suffering from pain causes consumers to spend more money than they otherwise would—perhaps 20% more—according to new research I conducted. This is based on the idea of what marketing scholars call the "pain of paying." ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Antidote to pain and negativity? Let it be

Merely a brief introduction to mindfulness helps people deal with physical pain and negative emotions, a new study by researchers at Yale, Columbia, and Dartmouth shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic pain, a silent yet devastating disease in the workplace

In France, one person out of three suffers from chronic pain, including back, neck or neuropathic pain, sciatica and restless legs syndrome. According to academic research, 15 to 20% of the adult population suffers from mild ...

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