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.

Brain signalling determines how disappointed you feel
Brain signalling determines how disappointed you feel

Feelings of disappointment are caused by a rare type of brain signalling, according to a new study.

Dogs too feel `jealousy` for their owners: Study

So, you thought only humans have the jealousy trait in them? Well, even dogs feel jealous and get possessive when it comes to the love of their master.

Facebook clarifies controversial `psychology experiment`

Facebook has clarified their act of `altering users` content` by saying that they care about the emotional impact of Facebook and the people that use the product.

Japan`s SoftBank unveils `family member` robot

Japan`s SoftBank today unveiled what it billed as an "emotional" humanoid robot that will entertain customers at the mobile carrier`s phone outlets -- and maybe become a member of their family.

Put narcissists in others` shoes to arouse empathy

People with narcissistic tendencies can feel empathy for another person`s suffering if they are persuaded to take that person`s perspective.

Now battle ailments using music, dance and painting

How about a prescription for dance, music and mimicry to fight and overcome trauma associated with ailments like cancer, Alzheimer`s and even heart strokes? Fret no more over a huge list of medicines, as "expressive art therapy" comes to your rescue.

First twitter tool gauges world`s emotions in real-time

Australian scientists have developed the world`s first Twitter tool that can map moods around the globe in real-time to help improve the allocation of mental health services.

Brain circuits involved in emotions identified

Researchers have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival.

Happily surprised? Sadly angry? Computer tags emotions

Ever wondered if you look happily disgusted? Or sadly angry? There may one day be an app for that.

Sensitive people driven by reason not emotion

Those who voice their concern against injustice are driven by reason and not emotion, research has found.

How religion, spirituality influence health

Do you know that religion helps regulate behaviour and health habits while spirituality regulates your emotions?

Telling someone `shame on you` can destroy one`s self worth

The three simple words - shame on you - can temporarily, or when used too often, permanently, destroy an individual`s sense of value and self-worth, a new study has warned.