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Why is it that you can feel sad up to 240 times longer than you do feeling ashamed, surprised, irritated or even bored?
While research projects tend to focus primarily on six basic emotions, researchers have developed a way that will allow more than triple the number of documented emotion-related facial expressions that can be used for cognitive analysis.
The different ways in which the human eyes behave when people make different facial expressions based on various emotions are actually universal, adaptive reactions to various environmental stimuli.
EPFL scientists are studying how to identify drivers' emotions using embedded cameras that film their faces
A new study published on Wednesday in the journal Psychological Science has found that facial expressions and emotional vocalizations are not universally understood across cultural barriers – contradicting a long-held emotion science belief.
A theory first offered by Paul Ekman, says that there are six primary emotions which are globally recognized and easily construed through specific facial expressions. New research, however, says this is not so.
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.
Public opinion on environmental issues such as climate change, deforestation, and toxic waste seems to fall along increasingly partisan lines.
Dutch researchers have found that humans may be able to communicate emotional signals such as fear and disgust using the sense of smell.
Sex can be messy, but most people don't seem to mind too much.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
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