Why emotional stress can impact body movement

For the study, a group of Italian and Canadian researchers followed a selection of socially anxious and control group children from childhood to adolescence. 

Sep 19, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

We are better at detecting laughter than words

Whether they are growls of anger, the laughter of happiness or cries of sadness, humans pay more attention when an emotion is expressed through vocalisations than we do when the same emotion is expressed in speech.

Jan 19, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

New tech that changes your voice can help alter mood

Scientists have created a new digital audio platform that can change the emotional state of a person by modifying the tone of their voice while they are talking, to make them sound happier, sadder or more fearful.

Jan 12, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

World may 'seem grey', when we 'feel blue'

 A new study has suggested that sadness may actually change how we perceive color.

Sep 05, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

New drug to treat apathy linked to schizophrenia

An investigational drug may provide effective treatment for the negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia such as social withdrawal, lack of emotion, and apathy, show results of a phase-three clinical trial.

Aug 31, 2015, 11:58 AM IST
More parents on Facebook seeking emotional advice

More parents on Facebook seeking emotional advice

More and more parents are joining Facebook to give and seek emotional, social and parental advice to close friends, a new study has revealed.

Jul 17, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Playing Tetris can help reduce impact of emotional trauma

Playing visually demanding computer games such as Tetris can help block flashbacks of traumatic events, reducing the risk of a person suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study suggests.

Jul 08, 2015, 19:55 PM IST
'Aggressive' Virat Kohli should harness his passion, emotion: Geoffrey Boycott

'Aggressive' Virat Kohli should harness his passion, emotion: Geoffrey Boycott

England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has come up with a handful of advice for India's new full-time Test captain Virat Kohli saying the aggressive batsman has to find his own way to get his players' support and try to harness his passion and emotion.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

People emotionally attached to their smartphone

People are not just dependent on their smartphone they are emotionally attached to it as well, a new study suggests.

Jan 29, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Emotional events can bolster past memories

 A new study has found that our memories can not only travel back in time to retrieve events from the past but can also update past memories with important new information or details.

Jan 22, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Re-enactment of smile helps recall a smile

A new study has recently revealed that people use facial expression to help recall an emotion for example: re-enactment of a smile helps in remembering a smile.

Jan 11, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Language of emotion is vague

 A researcher from the University of California - Santa Barbara has found that definition of emotions such as shame and pride have remained vague as our society treats emotion as a negligible and largely destructive matter.

Dec 21, 2014, 14:58 PM IST

Disgusting things turn people into liars, cleanliness promotes ethical behavior

 A new study has revealed the feelings of disgust can increase behaviors like lying and cheating, while cleanliness can help people return to ethical behavior .

Nov 14, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

Excessive guilt in young children leads to depression

 Feeling an excessive amount of guilt early in life may shrink a part of the brain linked to regulation of emotion and increase the risk of recurring depression later in life, a study says.

Nov 13, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Mothers imbue more emotions in daughters than sons

A new study has revealed that conversations mothers have with their daughters tend to contain more emotional words and content, than the conversations they have with their sons, which might be the reason why women are generally more emotionally intelligent than men.

Nov 13, 2014, 11:15 AM IST

Emotional awareness promotes healthy eating

Learning to pay attention to your emotions could enhance the choices you make with regard to food, thereby helping you lose weight, says a new research.

Nov 12, 2014, 15:25 PM IST

Music therapy reduces depression in kids, adolescents

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems, a study found.

Oct 23, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

Emotional Jermain Defoe says farewell to Tottenham Hotspurs

Jermain Defoe admitted he was overcome with emotion as the Tottenham striker said farewell to White Hart Lane on Thursday.

Feb 28, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

Anger most powerful emotion on social media

Anger is viral! Anger is the most influential emotion on-line inciting more responses than other sentiments such as joy or sadness, a new study has found.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

How human brain regulates emotion and mood

A team of researchers has discovered a brain molecule that is responsible for regulating human emotion and mood.

Aug 07, 2013, 11:40 AM IST