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2014-06-23 08:34:55

Holland Haptics launches Kickstarter campaign for device that allows you to hold hands with your loved ones, wherever they are SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland Haptics, a technology firm headquartered in the Netherlands, today announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign for Frebble, a device that enables users to hold hands with a loved one, no matter the distance between them. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120436 Photo -...

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2014-06-16 04:19:58

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The prospect of a highly contagious bird flu or antibiotic-resistant strain of some superbug that can be detrimental to health and even likely fatal are scenarios that are, as yet, unrealized and therefore only serve to worry those that think about them. Another very real contagion was just recently reported on by a research team consisting of social scientists from Cornell University, the University of California, San Francisco...

2014-04-30 10:23:09

Study by USC Marshall School of Business and USC faculty illuminates how facial expressions affect cooperation While Disney's Frozen Academy Award-winning diva anthem "Let It Go" has dominated the Billboard 200, sales records and parents' eardrums with its message of all-out emotional display, that approach probably won't always resonate in the boardroom, according to a recent study from Marshall and USC faculty. "A business person in a negotiation," said Peter Carnevale, professor of...

2014-04-15 16:30:44

Study Shows Automatic Recognition of Facial Expressions Can Track Student Engagement in Real Time SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, and the University of California, San Diego announced publication of a joint study by two Emotient co-founders affiliated with UC San Diego, together with researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University. The study demonstrates...

2014-02-20 23:02:40

Real Life Mood Rings And Their Applications In Next-Gen Technology Released Today By First Class Posting (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Affective computing offers a lot of new possibilities for game designers. Right now, there’s a lot of guesswork in game design, even as one learns more and more from aggregate data on how people play games. With affective computing, the game will be able to know when the player is getting bored and spawn some enemies for them to fight. The game will be able...

Beautiful, Sad Music Can Really Make The Blues Go Away: Study
2014-02-20 10:23:28

[ Watch the Video: Can Sad Music Cure The Blues? ] Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Psychologists from the universities of Kent and Limerick have released a new study reporting that if people listen to music they feel is “beautiful but sad” it can actually help them overcome a case of the blues. In this study, the researchers studied the effect on a participant’s mood when listening to Self-Identified Sad Music (SISM). The researchers were particularly...

Mood And Future Thinking Determines Food Choices: Study
2014-02-18 14:56:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How we look at our future could impact our eating habits, according to a study by University of Delaware researchers. The team found that stress and thinking about the future could either help or hurt people in making better food choices. “We were interested in the ‘why,’” University of Delaware associate professor Meryl Gardner said in a statement. “Why when someone is in a bad mood will they choose to eat junk food and why...

2014-01-27 23:26:10

Doonan Speech Therapy & Wisen launch the first mobile application for children’s emotional literacy. San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Emotional Literacy is the ability to recognize, understand and appropriately express our feelings. A growing body of research demonstrates that Emotional Literacy is a key component of healthy human development and socialization. The inability to effectively understand and appropriately express our emotions causes us many problems...

2013-11-26 23:21:49

New Mood reviews have been flooding the Internet and GentlemensUniversity.com reveals the truth about this all-natural pill that people can take to gently ease away the stresses of modern day living. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 New Mood, a serotonin and 5-HTP Pill that claims it can improve mood, lower stress, and lead to a happier outlook, has caught the attention of GentlemensUniversity.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “The stresses of life cause...

2013-11-09 23:00:29

A newly updated article, published on the site Vkool.com, offers 22 foods to improve mood. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com includes 2 sections. It provides people with 22 recipes and foods to improve mood effectively. People who want to learn how to live a happy life without bad moods should use the natural ingredients that the writer introduces. In the first part, the writer provides 14 foods that people should eat regularly. The writer indicates...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'