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Latest Emotional contagion Stories

bonobos and empathy yawning
2014-08-13 03:00:36

An answer from the first direct comparison of yawn contagion in humans and bonobos.

facebook emotional contagion
2014-06-16 04:19:58

We humans are very susceptible to “emotional contagion” thanks to status updates and other news feed items we come across while surfing Facebook.

When It Rains It Pours: Facebook Feelings Can Spread Easily
2014-03-13 07:59:14

In a new study, researchers from University of California, San Diego have found that feelings displayed on Facebook are contagious. Publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, the team analyzed over a billion anonymized status updates...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

Daniel Goleman is the author of Emotional Intelligence, the national bestselling book based on his research which began at Harvard where he studied methods to intervene in stress arousal.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).