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Psychologist: Why posting video is a lousy response to your toddler’s meltdown

October 9, 2019

In July, Romper, a digital publication for parents, published an article titled “10 Hilarious Captions for When Your…
Human emotional vocalisations: learned or innate?

September 25, 2019

Are emotional expressions shaped by innate specialised mechanisms that guide learning, or do they develop exclusively from learning?…
Fellowship to help doctoral student advance research in socio-emotional development of children

May 27, 2019

Emotion-related conversations among family members and the potential impact it can have on the socio-emotional development of children…
For the brokenhearted, grief can lead to death

October 23, 2018

Grief can cause inflammation that can kill, according to new research from Rice University. The study, “Grief, Depressive…
Deception-Detecting AVATAR Licensed to Startup by University of Arizona

August 28, 2018

Originally created through the Borders Research Project, the technology will now make its way out into the world…
Trigger Warnings Reduce Emotional Resilience and Increase Feelings of Anxiety, Harvard Researchers Find

July 31, 2018

In a study published on 27 July 2018 in the Journal of Behaviour Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, a…
Facebook is making you sad? It’s probably because your friends are traveling

July 25, 2018

You probably already know this, but social networks make us feel bad. We consciously know that the world…
2018 EmotioNet Challenge

June 16, 2018

Research groups that have designed or are developing algorithms for the analysis of facial expressions are encouraged to…
Facial Expressions are about Social Influence, not Emotion, Study Finds

March 29, 2018

The claim that we use our facial expressions to achieve a desired outcome is hardly news to anyone…
At first blush, you look happy—or sad, or angry

March 22, 2018

Our faces broadcast our feelings in living color—even when we don’t move a muscle. That’s the conclusion of…
Are smartphones making people sad?

February 2, 2018

New psychological research from the University of Virginia has found that smartphones are having a chilling effect on…
Self-injury more about coping than a cry for help

December 20, 2017

New research has revealed that most people who harm themselves do it as a way to deal with…
Machines recognize feelings using algorithm and Emojis

September 28, 2017

Aboard the space shuttle of any good sci-fi film we find a robot with artificial intelligence capable of…
Nature imagery calms prisoners

September 5, 2017

Sweeping shots of majestic landscapes. Glaciers, forests and waterfalls.  Research shows that these images, shown to people deprived…
Why placebo effect works only for some people? Scientists think they may have the answer

August 27, 2017

Everyone knows that placebo is capable of effectively reducing pain, but people respond differently to placebo treatment. A…
Eye Patterns in Children: The Development of Anxiety and Emotion

August 18, 2017

We spend a lot of time looking at the eyes of others for social cues – it helps…
Researchers crack the smile, describing 3 types by muscle movement

July 31, 2017

The smile may be the most common and flexible expression, used to reveal some emotions, cover others and…
Bad cold? If you’re lonely, it may feel worse

April 2, 2017

Suffering through a cold is annoying enough, but if you’re lonely, you’re likely to feel even worse, according…
Streamlined analysis could help people better manage their emotions

March 23, 2017

The many strategies people use to manage their emotions fall into three core groupings, according to newly published…
“Emotional Hangovers” Influence our Recollections of the Future

December 27, 2016

A new paper, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, indicates that internal physiological and brain states that persist…
Sad Films may Increase Pain Tolerance and Boost Endorphin Levels in the Brain

September 22, 2016

Not too far in the past, emotions typically labelled as “negative” were seen as something to be avoided…
Do These Genes Make Me Lonely? Study Finds Loneliness is a Heritable Trait

September 21, 2016

Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early…
Loneliness increases risk of coronary heart disease and stroke

April 28, 2016

Most of people do not like being alone for long periods of time as it invokes loneliness. It…
Scientists Pin Down why People Feel Groggy after Sleeping in a New Place

April 23, 2016

It’s safe to say that more or less everyone has experience with feeling slightly under the weather after…
Researchers pinpoint part of the brain that recognizes facial expressions

April 21, 2016

Researchers at The Ohio State University have pinpointed the area of the brain responsible for recognizing human facial…
Study Sheds Light on What Humans Find Creepy

April 8, 2016

What does it mean to find someone (or some-thing) creepy? What is it exactly about that person smiling…
Researchers examine compassionate behavior’s ‘active ingredients’

March 30, 2016

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a quantitative framework for predicting compassionate behavior, a significant…
The ‘Not Face’ is a universal part of language, study suggests

March 29, 2016

Researchers have identified a single, universal facial expression that is interpreted across many cultures as the embodiment of…
The Weight of Rejection

March 21, 2016

Imagine yourself in a speed-dating situation — five minutes to impress, or not, the person across the table…
Individuals with autism experience difficulty in processing embarrassment

March 7, 2016

We all have been embarrassed at one or another point in our lives. In fact, in teenage years…
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