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Our Possessions Do Not Make Us Happy, Sorry iPhone
2013-10-07 11:40:50

[ Watch the Video: Happiness Comes From People, Not Things ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though helpful, it seems iPhones and other gadgets aren’t capable of making us happy. A new Swedish study finds that it is people and human relationships that nurture us and make us truly happy. After analyzing articles published in Swedish newspapers in 2010, psychology researcher Danilo Garcia, of University of Gothenburg, says he discovered no link between...

2013-10-04 23:19:20

The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Christian Family Service Centre (CFSC) have jointly conducted a large-scale study on the family life, physical and emotional health of high school students. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The School of Nursing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Christian Family Service Centre (CFSC) have jointly conducted a large-scale study on the family life, physical and emotional health of high school students. The...

2013-10-02 10:21:01

People place higher value on what they’re waiting for; higher value makes them more patient Let’s face it – no one likes to wait. We’re a culture of instant gratification. But what if the very act we dislike can actually help make us more patient and help us make better financial decisions? According to a recent study by Ayelet Fishbach, Jeffrey Breakenridge Keller Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, waiting...

People Who Experience Traumatic Events Tend To Spend Compulsively
2013-09-26 19:09:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, terrorist attacks lead materialistic people to look for comfort in their credit card. Researchers determined that when materialistic people experience traumatic events like a terrorist attack, it makes them more likely to spend compulsively. “When the going gets tough, the materialistic go shopping,” according to Ayalla Ruvio, assistant...

Smells Become Stinkier When Anxiety Takes Hold
2013-09-25 14:22:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are increasingly showing that our mental state can change our perceptions of the world around us and a new study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that people in a state of anxiety rate neutral smells lower than when they are relaxed. "After anxiety induction, neutral smells become clearly negative," explained study author Wen Li, a professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "People experiencing an...

Some Fears May Be Eliminated Just By Going To Sleep
2013-09-23 09:25:43

[ Watch the Video: Never Fear! Just Sleep On It! ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown some fears could be unlearned while a person sleeps. Using specific odors, such as woody or floral scents, scientists were able to reduce the reactions of subjects who were trained to fear a pair of faces prior to the study. Going forward, the researchers say this new technique could be used to treat people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder...

2013-09-19 23:30:01

Experiencing profound loss on any level presents a painful challenge, and many people are unprepared for the grieving process that follows. But a new "healing" cruise concept, led by Edy Nathan MA, LCSW-R, hopes to give those who are suffering from grief the tools they need to understand their pain and cope with their loss, especially as the holiday season approaches. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Led by nationally-known grief expert and former A & E Television...

Anger Is Contagious On Social Media
2013-09-17 04:31:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Looking to make sure that you get a lot of attention on Facebook or Twitter? Make sure you sound irritated, because according to researchers from Beihang University in China, anger is the most influential emotion when it comes to online social media posts. In a recently-published study, authors Rui Fan, Jichang Zhao, Yan Chen, and Ke Xu set out to determine exactly what caused like-minded social network users to befriend each...

2013-09-11 23:27:07

“The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” created by Sean Cooper is a newly updated book that reveals to people an exclusive social phobia treatment, and advanced methods to eliminate their anxiety, self-doubt, nervousness, fear and insecurities. A full “The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 “The Shyness And Social Anxiety System” penned by Sean Cooper is the latest book that helps...


Latest Emotions Reference Libraries

Ophidiophobia
2013-12-24 09:20:10

Ophidiophobia or ophiophobia is a particular form of specific phobia, the abnormal fear of snakes. Fear of snakes is occasionally referred to as a more general term, herpetophobia, fear of reptiles and/or amphibians. The word comes from the Greek ophis, which is in reference to snakes and phobia, meaning fear. Numerous symptoms are common among ophidiophobes including a feeling of uncontrollable anxiety when thinking about or are exposed to snakes, the feeling that you must do everything...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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