Latest Affect Stories
Parents who spend their time playing with and talking to their five-month-old baby may wonder whether their child remembers any of it a day later. Thanks to a new BYU study, we now know that they at least remember the good times.
FLEMINGTON, N.J., Nov.
With so much going on in the world today it’s difficult to keep a good attitude, Sanjay Jain, M.D.
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct.
People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders.
Entrepreneur, Teacher and Writer Ryan Moalemi Leads This Breakthrough Training for One Day Only on Oct.
Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes.
The English playwright William Congreve wrote that "music has charms to soothe a savage breast," meaning that music could calm the nerves and emotions of the most agitated person. But what if being agitated, or more powerful, is exactly what you need?
The happiness of over 18,000 people worldwide has been predicted by a mathematical equation developed by researchers at UCL, with results showing that moment-to-moment happiness reflects not just how well things are going, but whether things are going better than expected.
We humans are very susceptible to “emotional contagion” thanks to status updates and other news feed items we come across while surfing Facebook.
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