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The Emotion Of Literature Reflects Real Historical Events
2013-03-21 15:48:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using five million books digitized by Google in recent years as a database, the research team looked at how often words that carry emotional content, or 'mood words,´ were used throughout the 20th Century. Previous work by one of the researchers, Vasileios Lampos from the University of Bristol in the UK, looked at the word content of Twitter messages in...

Unhealthy Eating Could Make A Bad Mood Even Worse
2013-03-16 10:00:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Reaching for that so-called comfort food when you´re feeling bad about yourself might not be the best idea after all, according to new research presented Friday at the at the American Psychosomatic Society conference in Miami. As part of the study, experts from Penn State University studied the eating habits of 131 college-age women who had high levels of unhealthy eating habits and concerns about their body shape and...

In A Bad Mood? Eat Some Food!
2012-08-20 05:20:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers presented new evidence about mood-enhancing foods at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday. Scientists said they found more than 1,700 substances that make up flavors of common foods, including some flavors deriving from natural ingredients, that could potentially resemble a prescription mood stabilizer. “Molecules in chocolate, a...

2012-07-11 23:01:50

Dr. Gary McClain today released a new article, “Break out of that bad mood,” for individuals facing chronic medical conditions. He discussed the risk to patients when they don´t attempt to understand what´s causing their bad mood and attempt to resolve it, along with guidelines for coping with bad moods. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Dr. Gary McClain today released a new article, “Break out of that bad mood,” for individuals facing chronic medical...

2012-03-15 23:08:00

When they're in a positive mood, people tend to choose products that match their mood and their level of emotional arousal, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. But crabby, low-energy people will seek products to reverse those states of mind. "We examine how consumers' choices are affected by the interplay between their level of arousal (i.e., the intensity of a consumer's mood state) and the valence (the direction of their mood state–whether consumers are in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.