New study says we only have four: happy, sad, afraid/surprised, and angry/disgusted
The wearable technology measures women’s stress via smartphone app
Feeling good about our actions — not guilt or pity— motivates giving, according to the latest research.
“How do you feel?” can be a surprisingly difficult question to answer, but new apps are making it possible to track the ups and downs of your emotional weather as easily as EKGs graph heart rate.
What are you feeling? For the first time, a brain scan might be able to answer that question.
Thinking about death, fearing the unknown and worrying about the future aren’t traditionally considered sources of physical pain, but they may be susceptible to the same pain-killing treatments.
A rare genetic condition that leaves people unable to feel fear provides clues about which regions in the brain regulate the emotion — and which may not.
Communication may help toddlers cope better with emotions in pre-school
We dance to music, but to not paintings, or architecture, and the latest research hints at why.
We think we’re reading facial expressions, but most of us rely on body cues to understand emotion
Psychological abuse — including demeaning, bullying and humiliating — may be the most prevalent form of child maltreatment. Yet it’s among the hardest to identify or to treat
Are the rich really the unfeeling boors they’re made out to be? Studies suggest that the richer people are, the less compassion they show.
Rats may not be, well, such rats after all. In the first study of its kind, researchers show that rats engage in empathy-driven behavior, helping to free a trapped cagemate for no reward other than relieving its fellow rat’s …