Latest Affective neuroscience Stories
A new study published in Biological Psychiatry reveals that even our brains use three dimensions to communicate out feelings and emotions.
Researchers recently completed the first detailed map of the brain regions involved in emotional intelligence, publishing the results of their study in the journal, Social Cognitive & Affective
Clemson University psychology professor June Pilcher returned recently from Austria, where she worked with University of Vienna researchers to study ways college students’ sleep habits affect how they function socially.
Itâ€™s been a puzzle why our two closest living primate relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, have widely different social traits, despite belonging to the same genus.
Mothers who are depressed respond differently to their crying babies than do non-depressed moms.
Do you like to do good things for other people?
Repeated exposure to violent television programs and video games can make teenage boys behave more aggressively.
Activity in the lateral prefrontal cortex is an indicator emotion regulation in day-to-day life.
Looking for a mate who in everyday conversation can pick up even your most subtle emotional cues? Find a musician, Northwestern University researchers suggest.
Emotions play an important role in the lives of humans, and influence our behavior, thoughts, decisions, and interactions. The ability to regulate emotions is essential to both mental and physical well-being. â€œConversely, difficulties with emotion regulation have been postulated as a core mechanism underlying mood and anxiety disorders,â€ according to the authors of a new study published in Biological Psychiatry on March 15th.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.