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2012-12-20 19:07:38

Toddlers with more developed language skills are better able to manage frustration and less likely to express anger by the time they're in preschool. That's the conclusion of a new longitudinal study from researchers at the Pennsylvania State University that appears in the journal Child Development. "This is the first longitudinal evidence of early language abilities predicting later aspects of anger regulation," according to Pamela M. Cole, liberal arts research professor of psychology...

2012-12-12 12:23:28

When we´re faced with things that seem threatening, whether it´s a hairy spider or an angry mob, our goal is usually to get as far away as we can. Now, new research suggests that our visual perception may actually be biased in ways that help motivate us to get out of harm´s way. Our bodies help us respond to threats by engaging our fight-or-flight response and enabling us to act quickly: Our heart rate and blood pressure ramp up, and we produce more of the stress hormone...

When Anger And Anxiety Meet
2012-12-05 05:19:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Concordia University led study reveals that for millions of individuals around the globe suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), anger is more than just a powerful emotion. Anger is an agent that exacerbates their illness. Sonya Deschenes investigated the correlation between GAD and anger after conducting a literature review for her PhD research. She noticed that while some of the studies showed that anger and anxiety...

2012-09-29 23:04:12

With October being National Domestic Violence Month, it´s appropriate to focus on the issue of anger in the workplace. While workplace anger incidents in professional settings don´t usually spiral to physical violence, and they don´t always have a domestic cause, there are some common denominators. Anger can have far-reaching effects on both careers and personal lives, something attorney Stacie Patterson, who specializes in professional license and criminal defense, knows all...

Childhood Aggression Has Many Causes
2012-09-28 11:07:09

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from Penn State recently revealed that children are aggressive for different reasons. The researchers found that some aggressive kindergarteners have low verbal abilities, while others can be aroused physiologically quickly. The findings from the study show that different types of treatment need to be developed for children who have problematic behavior for various causes. "Aggressive responses to being frustrated are...

Teen Anger Could Be Something More Than Mere Angst
2012-07-04 11:16:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study is now saying that what every teen experiences during their hormone-riddled and turbulent ages isn´t always a case of teenage angst; It could be Intermittent Explosive Disorder, or IED for short. When life and its many challenges prove to be too much for teenagers, it´s easy to fly off the handle in a fit of anger. However, as many youth have reported experiencing “uncontrollable anger” which...

2012-06-05 23:00:58

Shannon Munford, anger management expert, celebrates 10 years of business as he balances serving communities and television audiences around the nation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Shannon Munford is both the owner and lead therapist at Daybreak Counseling Services, based out of Los Angeles, California. For the last decade Munford has dedicated his professional life to working with troubled teens, adults and families in need of anger management classes. He quickly became a fixture...

2012-05-21 23:56:53

How good are married couples at recognizing each other's emotions during conflicts? In general, pretty good, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher. But if your partner is angry, that might tell more about the overall climate of your marriage than about what your partner is feeling at the moment of the dispute. What's more, "if your partner is angry, you are likely to miss the fact that your partner might also be feeling sad," said Keith Sanford, Ph.D., an associate...

2012-03-26 23:26:05

Is it OK to protest God's actions–or inactions? This was the key question behind recent studies led by Case Western Reserve University psychologist Julie Exline. Many people report having a relationship with God, similar to those relationships in marriage, parenting or friendship. Exline and colleagues found that being assertive with God could actually strengthen that perceived bond and one's faith. They report their findings in the journal Psychology of Religion and...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin