Latest Emotion Stories

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

New research suggests that the stresses of day-to-day life can take a toll on a person’s long-term mental health.

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.

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

A new study published in Biological Psychiatry reveals that even our brains use three dimensions to communicate out feelings and emotions.

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

The Wizard of Oz's trickery has been unpacked by a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge in the UK.

Angry Arguments At Home Can Influence A Baby’s Brain Function
2013-03-26 08:19:35

A new study from the University of Oregon shows that a baby's exposure to parental arguments is associated with the way the infant's brain processes stress and emotions.

Self-Injury and Pain Relief Explored
2013-03-23 05:15:20

We often regard relief as the dissipation of pain, discomfort or stress. However, the specific emotion associated with the sense of relief really isn’t fully understood.

The Emotion Of Literature Reflects Real Historical Events
2013-03-21 15:48:05

Several UK and Swedish researchers have found that historical emotional trends in literature often reflect real historical events, according to a report in the open access journal PLOS ONE.

2013-03-20 15:55:46

Some 2-year-olds whose moms used methamphetamine during pregnancy may have an abnormal response to stressful situations.

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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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.