Latest Elizabeth Phelps Stories
When financial gain depends on cooperation, we might expect that people would put aside their differences and focus on the bottom line.
A team of neuroscientists from New York University has found even mild stress can foil therapeutic measures to control emotions. The findings point to the limits of clinical techniques, while at the same time illuminating the barriers that must be overcome in addressing afflictions such as fear or anxiety.
Recalling emotional memory opens window of opportunity to rewrite it.
The closer New Yorkers were to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, the more vivid their memories are of the disaster that brought down the buildings.
Overcoming fear of members of another race may not be as easy as some might hope, a new study suggests.
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