Emotions

How many types of emotions do we possess? - Here's the answer

How many types of emotions do we possess? - Here's the answer

We have 27 different types of emotions comprising of anger, sadness, fear, surprise and disgust.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Have stopped doing films out of friendships, emotions: Ajay Devgn

Have stopped doing films out of friendships, emotions: Ajay Devgn

Having been in the industry for over 25 years, Ajay Devgn says his process of choosing a movie has become "more clear" today and he now goes forward with a project only if its script is good.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
This is how brain processes emotional spillover

This is how brain processes emotional spillover

As part of efforts to understand the emotional side of the brain, researchers in the US have for the first time pinpointed areas directly responsible for emotional spillover.

Jun 18, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Grey matter density increases during adolescence: Study

Grey matter density increases during adolescence: Study

Grey matter is found in regions of the brain responsible for muscle control, sensory perception such as seeing and hearing, memory, emotions, speech, decision making, and self-control. 

May 27, 2017, 01:11 AM IST
Adults with smaller brain structure are more likely to suffer from anxiety, negative thoughts: Study

Adults with smaller brain structure are more likely to suffer from anxiety, negative thoughts: Study

A study conducted by a team of US researchers has revealed that healthy adults, who have smaller Inferior Frontal Cortex are more likely to suffer from anxiety, associated with more bias towards negative thoughts.

Apr 14, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Managing these three emotions can save your heart

Managing these three emotions can save your heart

Monitoring your emotional well-being and taking action before it hit you can help you stay healthy and save your heart.

Feb 15, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Do you know horror movies help identify how brain processes anxiety, fear?

Do you know horror movies help identify how brain processes anxiety, fear?

People are motivated to remember fearful events, because this information is useful for daily survival.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Orangutan becomes emotional when pregnant woman shows him her baby bump – Watch incredible video

Orangutan becomes emotional when pregnant woman shows him her baby bump – Watch incredible video

A large orangutan was seen caressing the baby bump of a pregnant woman - over the glass.

Jan 10, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Apes may also understand what others are thinking

Apes may also understand what others are thinking

To explore whether apes can also read minds, researchers studied three different species of apes -- chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans -- as they watched two short videos, tracking their gaze using an infrared eye-tracker installed outside these animals' enclosures.

Oct 12, 2016, 11:36 AM IST

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

In their study, Gross and his fellow researchers used a smartphone app to randomly survey the activities and moods of more than 60,000 people over an average of 27 days, and found that mood plays a strong role in how people decide to spend their time each day.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:21 AM IST

Here`s how our brain processes emotions

Some mental illnesses may stem, in part, from the brain's inability to correctly assign emotional associations to events. For example, people who are depressed often do not feel happy even when experiencing something that they normally enjoy.

Apr 01, 2016, 14:56 PM IST

Cannabis use can affect your ability to recognise emotion

Cannabis users showed a greater response to faces showing negative expression, particularly angry, than controls. 

Mar 01, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

Adults above 60 more positive about feelings

The researchers found that older adults perceive emotion terms as most positive and more active than younger persons. Emotions overall may be more encouraging for older than younger persons.
 

Feb 27, 2016, 17:58 PM IST
Now, 'like, love, haha, wow, sad or angry' with Facebook's new 'Reactions'

Now, 'like, love, haha, wow, sad or angry' with Facebook's new 'Reactions'

The social media giant Wednesday rolled out its new expanded "reactions" feature which allows its users to express a range of emotions - "like, love, haha, wow, sad or angry."

Feb 24, 2016, 22:36 PM IST

What do loved ones do when a family member battles cancer?

More than three-quarters of participants searched online for information on a loved one's disease.  

Feb 02, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
Experiencing mixed emotions shows emotional depth not indecision

Experiencing mixed emotions shows emotional depth not indecision

People in various parts of Asia and Russia showed considerably more complexity in their emotions, the research indicated.

Jan 22, 2016, 13:49 PM IST

Increased rage attacks are linked to smaller emotional brains

If you have an aggressive nature than you should know that Neuroimaging studies suggest that frontolimbic regions of the brain, structures that regulate emotions, play an important role in the biology of aggressive behaviour.

Jan 13, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
You can train your brain to regulate negative emotions

You can train your brain to regulate negative emotions

Researchers are now claiming to change the brain's wiring to regulate emotional reactions with a simple computer-training task.

Jan 06, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Emotions do affect brain's creative network

Emotional expression affects the brain's creativity network, says a new brain-scanning study of jazz pianists, adding that “happy” and “sad” music evoked different neural patterns in their brains.

Jan 05, 2016, 13:35 PM IST