Microsoft patents glasses that read emotions

US technology giant Microsoft has been awarded a patent for smart glasses that allow wearers to detect and interpret emotions of people within their field of vision.

Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni: Steve Waugh
Virat Kohli needs to learn from MS Dhoni: Steve Waugh

Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain.

Visual cues in music can help express emotions better than speech

A new study has demonstrated that facial expressions are more important to convey emotions in music than in speech.

Gender distinction in moral judgments rooted in emotions rather than reasoning

A new study has revealed that gender difference in moral judgments is rooted in emotion, not reasoning.

Emotions can dictate how you eat

A new book has observed that emotions can dictate how you eat and also demonstrates what kind of eater one is.

Metaphors can help you read minds

Metaphor usage highlights social bonds and increases understanding of others' emotions, suggests a new study.

Compassion predates intelligence in early humans

Early humans developed kindness, compassion and a sense of beauty long before the emergence of intelligence, a new study has claimed.

ICC World Cup, India vs Pakistan: Keep emotions in check, Misbah-ul-Haq warns team
ICC World Cup, India vs Pakistan: Keep emotions in check, Misbah-ul-Haq warns team

Pakistan need to keep control of their emotions in Sunday`s high-octane clash with India if they are to put an end to a string of World Cup defeats against their arch-rivals, captain Misbah-ul-Haq said on Saturday.

Social robot to give the elderly company
Social robot to give the elderly company

The elderly could soon have a non-human companion to beat loneliness and isolation as researchers have developed prototype of a social robot with emotion and the ability to remember and recall.

Meet the world's first `emotional robot` designed to serve people with dementia
Meet the world's first `emotional robot` designed to serve people with dementia

 A new robot has recently been developed that help take care of people with dementia by recognizing their emotions.

Men, women do process emotions differently

A new study has revealed while women find emotional images more emotionally stimulating than men and were more likely to remember them, there are no gender-related differences in emotional appraisal when it comes to neutral images.

New app to boost social skills of autistic kids

Researchers have designed a new app that can help kids growing up with autism develop basic social skills.

Musical training can improve kids' brains

Musical training may help kids focus their attention, control their emotions and diminish their anxiety, factors that affect their psychological health, shows a study.

The future awaits the rise of affectionate robots
The future awaits the rise of affectionate robots

 A new study into a robot named "Pepper", who has been hailed as an emotionally responsive humanoid robot, can help scientists build more affectionate robots.

Heartbreak hurts differently to physical pain
Heartbreak hurts differently to physical pain

Suffering of a painful break-up is different from physical pain, according to a new study.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Move out of your comfort zone and face your fears, says Dr Chandra

Essel Group Chairman Dr Subhash Chandra through his show gives the youth useful tips on how to overcome fear. He asks them to treat it just like any other human emotion and learn to control it so that it doesn't dominate them throughout their lives.

Why sadness lasts 240 times longer than other emotions

A new study has revealed that because sadness often goes hand in hand with events of greater impact such as death or accidents, it lasts 240 times longer than any other emotion.

Recalling past key to keep dementia at bay

Recalling the past could be the key to keep dementia at bay as revealed by a new study.

This software reads your emotions via typing style
This software reads your emotions via typing style

Can our typing style reveal our emotions? If we believe researchers here, a new computer programme can recognise people's emotions based on how they type.

Toddlers know how not to make adults angry

Children as young as 15 months can detect anger when watching other people's social interactions and then use that emotional information to guide their own behaviour, shows new research.