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When evaluating another person's emotions – happy, sad, angry, afraid – humans take cues from facial expressions.
So accustomed are we to metaphors related to taste that when we hear a kind smile described as "sweet," or a resentful comment as "bitter," we most likely don't even think of those words as metaphors.
Stressful situations are one of life’s tough realities, but San Diego therapist Dr. Joanne J.
SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression analysis software, today announced that Stephen Ritter joined the company as Senior Vice President
The Takeoff Today Program developed by Rich Presta is a new program that teaches people how to overcome their anxiety, panic attacks and phobias easily.
Firm Is First To Analyze Vocally Transmitted Emotions To Better Understand Consumer Decision Making TEL AVIV, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
We humans are very susceptible to “emotional contagion” thanks to status updates and other news feed items we come across while surfing Facebook.
Research has found that facial expressions can convey more information than verbal communication alone and a new Harvard University study has found that an angry glare can add effectiveness to a negotiator’s demands.
Levels of a tiny molecule known as miR-1202 are lower in the brains of people suffering from depression, suggesting that it could serve as a marker for depression and help detect which patients are most likely to respond to antidepressant treatment.
Children are more egocentric than adults. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig have demonstrated for the first time that children are also worse at putting themselves in other people’s emotional shoes.
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...