Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Emotions

How does your brain process emotions?

The answer could help address the loneliness epidemic.

Understanding the origin of emotions using a video game

Characterizing our emotions is the subject of much debate, as is the identification of their neural substrates.

From age 8 we spontaneously link vocal to facial emotion

Throughout life, our feelings influence the choices that we make. The concept of emotion may seem simple, but scientists often have trouble agreeing on what...

Older people are emotionally strong, study

According to a new study by the Duke and Vanderbilt University psychologists, older people tend to stay emotionally strong. They are better able...

Mothers’ and babies’ brains ‘more in tune’ when the mother is happy

Mothers’ and babies’ brains can work together as a ‘mega-network’ by synchronizing brain waves when they interact.

EmoNet: A computer system that knows how you feel

Scholars have proposed that feelings are canonical responses to circumstances genealogically connected to survival. Provided that if this is true, then feelings or emotions...

Social robots can lead to more positive emotions in sick children

Over the past two decades, social robots have become an emerging field where there are many things still to work on. This field not...

Current thinking can sway our memories of love

False memories in therapy have previously been identified as problematic, but memory-of-emotion distortions have been under-discussed in this context. Past research has suggested that...

‘Cathartic objects’ help users physically express strong emotional states

Technologies are now fully involved in every part of your life. It can also help us to replace our negative feelings with positive ones....

Negative emotions can reduce our capacity to trust

Negativity is a tendency to be downbeat, disagreeable, and skeptical. It's a pessimistic attitude that always expects the worst. Undoubtedly negative emotions affect how...

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