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Focusing On Context Helps Alleviate Bad Memories
2014-04-21 10:41:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online When we go through a traumatic, embarrassing or otherwise negative experience, our minds will often replay those memories – stirring up unwanted emotions over and over again. Now, a new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Alberta in Canada has revealed that focusing on the context surrounding the negative event, such as the weather or who was there at the time, can help to alleviate the...

Emotional Control Cognitive Reappraisal Not Healthy
2013-10-29 07:41:09

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The ability to regulate and control emotions is a vital part of leading a functional life. However, there is new research suggesting that using the common method known as cognitive reappraisal may be a harmful strategy in situations that are under our control. Lead researcher of the study Allison Troy of Franklin & Marshall College said, “Context is important, our research is among the first to suggest that cognitive...

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

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents have long known that the tone of their voice affects a baby's mood, but 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. The study revealed that infants respond to an angry tone of voice, even when they are asleep. The findings of the study were published in a recent issue of Psychological Science....


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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