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Important Or Traumatic Events Are Followed By Longer Lasting Emotions
2014-11-03 03:21:31

Why is it that you can feel sad up to 240 times longer than you do feeling ashamed, surprised, irritated or even bored?

Alzheimers
2014-09-26 03:00:06

A new University of Iowa study further supports an inescapable message: caregivers have a profound influence—good or bad—on the emotional state of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

Emotional Expressions Recognized By New Computer Model
2014-04-02 05:20:20

While research projects tend to focus primarily on six basic emotions, researchers have developed a way that will allow more than triple the number of documented emotion-related facial expressions that can be used for cognitive analysis.

Facial Expressions Not Universally Perceived
2014-03-06 06:20:39

A new study published on Wednesday in the journal Psychological Science has found that facial expressions and emotional vocalizations are not universally understood across cultural barriers – contradicting a long-held emotion science belief.

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

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.

emotions
2014-02-03 13:45:37

A theory first offered by Paul Ekman, says that there are six primary emotions which are globally recognized and easily construed through specific facial expressions. New research, however, says this is not so.

Infants Learn How To Match Emotions To Experiences Early On
2013-10-17 04:22:17

A new study from Concordia University reveals that as early as 18 months of age, infants can detect whether a person's emotions are justifiable in a particular context.

Sad Music Makes You Happy
2013-07-12 14:58:25

New research from Japan indicates that certain aspects of depressing music actually evoke positive feelings in the mind of the listener.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.