Psychology & Psychiatry

Treatment-related pain may be 'socially contagious'

An individual's experience of pain from medical treatment can be heightened by witnessing other people's responses to the same treatment, with this negative experience subsequently spreading to others, scientists have discovered.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why emotions stirred by music create such powerful memories

Time flows in a continuous stream—yet our memories are divided into separate episodes, all of which become part of our personal narrative. How emotions shape this memory formation process is a mystery that science has only ...

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