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2014-07-29 23:13:20

Emotions are a part of the body’s function that are extremely strong and can make a person vulnerable if not reflected on properly. Conscious Counselor discusses in a new video, the importance of dealing with emotions. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 When a feeling of warmth overcomes someone due to sadness, fear, anxiousness, or even happiness; it can be difficult to completely understand that feeling or emotion. Especially if someone has never felt that way before, it can be...

sight and sound in the visual cortex
2014-05-26 04:33:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While analyzing the brain processes associated with sight, researchers from the University of Glasgow have discovered that the visual cortex processes information not just from the eyes, but from the ears as well. Writing in the journal Current Biology, the study authors explain that the auditory input makes it possible for a person’s visual system to predict incoming information, thus giving them an advantage in potentially...

2014-05-22 08:30:36

SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a poster session during the 26(th) annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Dr. Robert Roerich of Southwoods Counseling, LLC will present "Reliability and Validity of the Roerich Psychodynamic Inventory (RPI): A Mental Imagery Technique." The poster summarizes the first statistical evidence of the technique's efficacy. The technique has already shown enormous promise in assessing emotion functioning as part of...

2014-05-12 08:33:09

Emotient, UC San Diego and University of Victoria Also Release Web-based Autism Intervention App Called Emotion Mirror SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, today announced it will demonstrate its emotion-aware Google Glass application at the 12(th) Annual VSS Dinner and Demo Night on May 19, 2014 from 6 - 10 p.m. at Vision Sciences Society 2014 at the TradeWinds Island Resorts, St. Pete Beach,...

Emotion Detectors May Make Driving Safer
2014-03-14 15:38:29

[ Watch The Video: Emotion Detection ] Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL scientists are studying how to identify drivers' emotions using embedded cameras that film their faces Technology now allows us to read facial expressions and identify which of the seven universal emotions a person is feeling: fear, anger, joy, sadness, disgust, surprise, or suspicion. This is very useful in video game development, medicine, marketing, and, perhaps less obviously, in driver...

2014-03-06 08:36:31

Financing Led by Prominent Silicon Valley VC Seth Neiman's Private Investment Consortium; Intel Capital Provides Institutional Investment SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading authority in facial expression recognition, today announced that it has closed a $6 million Series B round of financing. The funding was led by Handbag, LLC, a new wave venture capital firm, created by noted Silicon Valley investor and former Crosspoint general partner Seth Neiman. Intel...

2014-03-06 08:36:12

Emotient Glassware Uses Facial Expression Recognition to Enable Google Glass Wearers to Aggregate Sentiment as a Customer Service Measure SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading authority in facial expression recognition, today announced the availability of its Sentiment Analysis prototype application, which is currently being released as a private beta with select partners and customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA77947 "Emotient's...

MRI Study Shows How The Brain Finds Beauty In Mathematics
2014-02-13 12:39:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To many people math is work, often times hard work. Yet for those who appreciate the beauty of mathematics it can activate the same part of the brain that can appreciate great art or music. To those math lovers an aesthetically pleasing formula is art, and this now suggests that there could be a neurobiological basis to beauty. Thus beauty is truly in the eyes of the beholder, and researchers from University College London, Imperial...

Emotions Cause Physiological Changes
2014-01-01 08:10:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online That tightening you feel in your chest when you’re anxious, or that warm sensation that washes over your entire body when you feel loved – those sensations aren’t just in your head, according to new research which maps the physiological changes that accompany different emotions. The study, which appears in the journal Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences, said that feelings can alter both our mental and physical...

2013-10-07 12:42:57

Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority emerge for distinct political issues, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. These findings suggest that, while people with moderate attitudes tend to be more evenhanded, those on the extreme ends of the political spectrum seem especially convinced that their...


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