Category Archives: Human Behavior: Anger

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

This best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. Japanese organizational consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that … Continue reading

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Reminding people of their religious belief system reduces hostility: York U research

TORONTO, Oct 15, 2014 – Few topics can prove more divisive than religion, with some insisting it promotes compassion, selflessness and generosity, and others arguing that it leads to intolerance, isolation and even violence. New research conducted at York University, … Continue reading

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3 reasons to not hold grudges

They stress you out “Countless studies have shown that holding grudges and keeping in negative feelings is bad for your mental health, increasing anxiety and frustration,” says psychologist Seth Meyers. Case in point: Research published in the journal Psychological Science … Continue reading

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1 in 5 men reports violence toward intimate partners

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —One in five men in the U.S. reports violence towards their spouse or significant other, says a new nationally-representative study by the University of Michigan. The analysis also found that male aggression toward a partner is associated … Continue reading

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Emotions in the workplace: new study yields surprising results

Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes. In a Special Issue published in Human … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Unhappiest Cities in the US

It’s no surprise that residents of cities on the decline like Detroit and Indianapolis are some of the unhappiest people in the country. Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Harvard University found that happiness in cities is greater … Continue reading

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Argument with dad? You may need guided cognitive reframing

With Father’s Day approaching, SF State’s Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, … Continue reading

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Constant arguing ‘increases premature death risk’

        Having frequent arguments with partners, friends or relatives can increase the risk of death in middle-age, say Danish researchers.     Writing in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, they said men and those not … Continue reading

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Early depression, anger may taint love life even 20 years later, study shows

A University of Alberta study is helping crack the code to happiness by exploring the long reach of depression and anger over more than two decades. The study, published recently in the Journal of Family Psychology, followed 341 people for … Continue reading

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Road rage could be nipped in the bud with new emotion detection system for cars

Technology now allows us to read facial expressions and identify which of the seven universal emotions a person is feeling: fear, anger, joy, sadness, disgust, surprise, or suspicion. This is very useful in video game development, medicine, marketing, and, perhaps … Continue reading

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Humans express 4 basic emotions rather than 6

Human beings are emotional creatures whose state of mind can usually be observed through their facial expressions. A commonly-held belief, first proposed by Dr Paul Ekman, posits there are six basic emotions which are universally recognised and easily interpreted through … Continue reading

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Mood can be governed by facial expression

Research published in Cognition & Emotion by Marzoli et al examines how facial expression can trigger an emotional response. Marzoli et al set out to test this theory that mood can be governed by facial expression; to the extent that … Continue reading

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The most common emotions trigger strong bodily sensations

Researchers Aalto University have revealed how emotions are experienced in the body. Emotions adjust our mental and also bodily states to cope with the challenges detected in the environment. These sensations arising from the bodily changes are an important feature … Continue reading

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