Emotional knowledge, cooperative social behavior, and locomotor activity are three key skills for promoting numerical learning in young children.
Brain structure and mood improve when people spend time outdoors. This has positive implications for concentration, memory, and overall psychological wellbeing.
Rudeness in the workplace boosts negative emotions, narrowing workers’ perceptions and incurring biases in judgment.
Findings reveal a person’s mood may be a result of earlier experiences rather than current events.
Music can help us reconcile our conflicted emotions when making choices and can assist in overcoming cognitive dissonance.
Cognitive flexibility, an ability to switch between different concepts, or adapt behavior to achieve goals in a novel or changing environment, is a key player in both learning and creativity.
Study reveals few differences in life satisfaction and limited differences in personality traits between those who are child-free and those who are parents.
Study reveals a paradoxical relationship between the intensity of emotional expression and how the emotional output is perceived by others.
People on the autism spectrum have difficulties in identifying angry expressions produced at normal speed and intensity.
Researchers have developed a smart-watch app they call Smart Otter, that allows couples to communicate with one another based on sensed heart rate.
A comparative review of 324 global research papers concludes narcissism is a risk factor for aggression and violent behaviors. The results were similar, regardless of age, gender, education level, or country of residence.
Adults who were mistreated as children often have a difficult time managing their emotions and find it hard to implement emotional regulation strategies. Their difficulties can, in turn, harm their own children’s emotional development.
Researchers investigate why some people take pleasure in hurting more vulnerable people.
Children raised in areas without much access to green space consider nature to be their “happy place”, a new study reports.
A new wireless, battery-less brain implant that harnesses optogenetics can manipulate social interactions in mice.
People who were touched by conversational humanoid robots report positive emotional states and were more likely to comply with requests made by the robot.
A new study sheds light on how highly sensitive people process information. After experiencing something emotionally evocative, brain activity displayed a depth of processing while at rest. Depth of processing is a key feature of high emotional sensiti…
People who experience schadenfreude, the emotion of feeling pleasure at another person’s misfortune, when they hear a controversial celebrity is sick are less willing to take preventative health measures themselves.
Study reveals the formal characteristics and content types that make those feel-good movies “feel good”.
Emotional recognition technology is rapidly growing into a multi-billion dollar industry. Researchers investigate the limitations of new AI technology, and some of the biases within the algorithms, when it comes to identifying human emotions efficiently.