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Want More Happiness In Your Life? Study Says Have More Sex
2013-04-15 15:08:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Not only does how often you have sex help modify your level of happiness, but so does knowing how often other people have sexual encounters. A study published in Social Indicators Research by Tim Wadsworth, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder, says that people are generally happier when they believe they are having more sex than their peers. "There's an overall increase in sense of...

Brain Imaging May Provide First Objective Measure Of Pain
2013-04-11 12:28:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physicians are often concerned about pain their patients may be experiencing, but without a way to quantify it, the experience of pain can be somewhat subjective and abstract. According to a new report in The New England Journal of Medicine, a group of American researchers has set out to determine how much pain a person is experiencing by looking at the brain´s reaction to it. Using Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI),...

Overcome Stage Fright Just By Thinking About It
2013-04-09 17:47:23

[ Watch the Video: Stage Fright Can Be Your Friend ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rewiring how you think about public speaking may be the key to overcoming your fear of it, according to research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. Researchers found learning to rethink the way you see your shaky hands, pounding heart and sweaty palms can help you perform better mentally and physically. Encouraging yourself to reframe the meaning behind these...

2013-04-07 23:02:18

Author presents theory on evolution´s effect on human happiness in new thought ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 “It has been known for a while,” says author Jay Ghosh, “through the work of science, that the physical existence and nature of all living things is being influenced and controlled by the process of evolution.” In his new book, “The Science of Happiness: When We Understand the Science of Happiness, We Can Make Our Mind More Efficient in...

2013-04-04 15:59:07

Pet therapy can help patients cope with the pain, stress, and emotional effects of a serious illness, but access to a companion animal is not always possible. Robotic animals may offer the same benefits, as explored in a fascinating study presented in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free online on the Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking website. Sandra Okita, PhD,...

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, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study, led by Marcus Munafò and Ian Penton-Voak of the University of Bristol, explored the relationship between recognition of emotion in ambiguous facial...

2013-03-26 23:00:44

From unexpected loss and pain, four Latino brothers launch multilingual community-based site for the 220 million worldwide that will experience debilitating Grief Attacks this year alone. The new site, MyGriefAngels.com, focuses on the grieving, their health, the online resources available to them, and their personal experiences and coping strategies for getting thru Grief Attacks New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 She went in for light surgery on January 6, and two weeks later and 3...

2013-03-18 23:02:41

Queendom.com´s latest study shows a higher potential for smoking, drinking and high blood pressure in hostile individuals. The study confirms that hostility is one of the major components responsible for health problems related to Type A personality. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Hostility isn´t just an emotional issue — it has an impact on both physical and mental health. Queendom.com, a pioneer in online personality, IQ, and career tests, has released its latest...


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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