Latest Emotion Stories

2013-04-19 14:22:51

A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually “rub off” on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later. The research, from psychological scientists Gerald Haeffel and Jennifer Hames of the University of Notre Dame, is published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Studies show that people who respond negatively to...

2013-04-09 23:02:54

Find Your Focus is the newly updated program created by Zach Brownman, who claims to teach people how to improve concentration. A full Find Your Focus review on the site Vkool.com shows if the program is helpful for users to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Find Your Focus is a brand new program written by Zach Brownman, who claims to teach people how to improve concentration quickly. The new program can help users eliminate procrastination and take control their life. In addition,...

Overcome Stage Fright Just By Thinking About It
2013-04-09 17:47:23

[ Watch the Video: Stage Fright Can Be Your Friend ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rewiring how you think about public speaking may be the key to overcoming your fear of it, according to research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. Researchers found learning to rethink the way you see your shaky hands, pounding heart and sweaty palms can help you perform better mentally and physically. Encouraging yourself to reframe the meaning behind these...

Daily Stresses Linked With Long-Term Mental Illness
2013-04-03 08:54:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once famously said “that which does not kill us makes us stronger.” However, new research suggests that the stresses of day-to-day life can take a toll on a person´s long-term mental health. Using data from a pair of national surveys, University of California, Irvine psychological scientist Susan Charles and colleagues set out to examine the relationship between daily...

2013-03-28 22:08:37

Encouraging young people at high-risk of criminal offending and delinquency to see happiness rather than anger in facial expressions results in a decrease in their levels of anger and aggression, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study, led by Marcus Munafò and Ian Penton-Voak of the University of Bristol, explored the relationship between recognition of emotion in ambiguous facial...

You Report Your Feelings In 3D
2013-03-28 10:02:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the hottest trends in Hollywood right now is toward 3D technology in new movies despite an ongoing debate about its merits. A new study published in Biological Psychiatry reveals that even our brains use three dimensions to communicate out feelings and emotions. The report of emotions for humans relies on three distinct systems in the brain. The first system directs attention to affective states ("I feel"). The second system...

A Customizable, Digital Avatar That Can Express Emotions
2013-03-27 19:26:34

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Wizard of Oz's trickery has been unpacked by a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge in the UK. Researchers built a virtual "talking head" known as Zoe, capable of expressing human emotions on demand with "unprecedented realism." Zoe is able to express a full range of human emotions and could be used as a digital personal assistant, or to replace texting with "face messaging." The virtual face is able to...

Latest Emotion Reference Libraries

2013-12-24 13:20:48

Ornithophobia is a type of specific phobia involving an irrational fear of birds. The origin of the word ornitho is Greek meaning bird and phobia is Greek meaning fear. The fear of birds is not uncommon and it comes from the menacing and darker image of some birds of prey. Some people might only fear predatory birds, such as vultures, while others can even be afraid of household pets like budgies. People who suffer from this phobia might fear that they will be attacked by a bird or might...

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