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2011-01-12 16:20:57

Some of the most intense emotions people feel occur during a conflict in a romantic relationship. Now, new research from Baylor University psychologists shows that how each person perceives the other partner's emotion during a conflict greatly influences different types of thoughts, feelings and reactions in themselves. Dr. Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor in Baylor's department of psychology and neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, and his research...

2011-01-06 00:01:42

Personal Power Path today released a new anger management application programmed specifically to run on Google Android smart phones. The Anger Management App includes a 6-week interactive anger "boot camp" with video, inspirational messaging and proven anger management techniques to help the user get better control of both stress and anger. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Personal Power Path.com a leader in the online self-improvement industry, today announced the release of the...

2011-01-03 14:00:06

The notion of being angry with God goes back to ancient days. Such personal struggles are not new, but Case Western Reserve University psychologist Julie Exline began looking at "anger at God" in a new way. "Many people experience anger toward God," Exline explains. "Even people who deeply love and respect God can become angry. Just as people become upset or angry with others, including loved ones, they can also become angry with God." Exline, an associate professor in Case Western Reserve's...

2010-11-01 22:11:10

Anger is an interesting emotion for psychologists. On the one hand, it's negative, but then it also has some of the features of positive emotions. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, researchers find that associating an object with anger actually makes people want the object"”a kind of motivation that's normally associated with positive emotions. People usually think of anger as a negative emotion. You're not...

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2010-09-02 09:00:00

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have been called the defining moment of our time. Thousands of people died and the attacks had huge individual and collective consequences, including two wars. But less is known about the immediate emotional reactions to the attacks. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, researchers analyzed text messages sent on September 11, 2001 for emotional words. They found spiking anxiety...

2010-07-21 13:03:16

Getting angry might help you get your way if you're negotiating with European Americans, but watch out "“ in negotiations with East Asians, getting angry may actually hurt your cause. That's the conclusion of a new study on how people from different cultures react to anger in negotiations. Most research on negotiations has shown that anger is a good strategy "“ it gets you larger concessions than other emotions, like happiness, or no emotions. But these studies have mostly been...

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2010-07-01 07:20:00

It's no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting U.S. president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe "“ a phenomenon known as the "rally 'round the flag effect." But new experimental psychology research from Washington University in St. Louis is the first to offer compelling evidence that these wartime surges in presidential support represent a collective reaction to a specific human emotion. "It's about...

2010-06-22 02:01:29

A study published today in the journal Addiction reveals that drunkenness increases the risk for violent behaviour, but only for individuals with a strong inclination to suppress anger. The two authors, Thor Norström and Hilde Pape, applied an approach that reduces the risk of drawing erroneous conclusions about cause and effect. They conclude that their study adds to the body of evidence suggesting that drinking may in fact inflict physical aggression. The authors elaborate this...

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2010-06-01 09:20:48

When we get angry, the heart rate, arterial tension and testosterone production increases, cortisol (the stress hormone) decreases, and the left hemisphere of the brain becomes more stimulated. This is indicated by a new investigation lead by scientists from the University of Valencia (UV) that analyses the changes in the brain's cardiovascular, hormonal and asymmetric activation response when we get angry. "Inducing emotions generates profound changes in the autonomous nervous system, which...

2010-04-21 06:40:00

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new self-help book that incorporates practical examples of thoughts and relationship dynamics "Put Your Potatoes on the Desktop: Standard Version: A Practical Approach to Emotion Intelligence" (published by iUniverse), debut author and experienced psychotherapist Dr. Ralph Sinn shares his insights and years of experience in order to help adult as well as teen readers learn about self-esteem, relationships and conflict resolution within...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.