Emotions are not only the product of the processing of information by the brain, but they also directly influence processes of learning and memory in the brain, a groundbreaking new study at the University of Haifa has found. Dr. Shlomo Wagner of the Sagol Department of Neurobiology, who conducted the study, explained: “It turns out… Read more

A method of predicting human emotions based on brain activity, with over 90 percent accuracy, has been discovered by a Dartmouth College researcher and his colleagues. The findings could help in diagnosing and treating a range of mental and physical health conditions. Due to its accuracy, and the large number of participants who reflect the… Read more

Women consider emotional images to be more emotionally stimulating than men do. They are also more likely to remember them. But there are no gender-related differences in emotional appraisal as far as neutral images are concerned. These were the findings of a large-scale study by a research team at the University of Basel that focused… Read more

Emotional intelligence, a phrase first used in 1990, is usually described as the ability to perceive, evaluate, and manage emotions in others and ourselves. Many experts consider it to be a superior indicator for success than someone’s IQ. Your ability to manage yourself and others is dependent on your emotional intelligence. An emotion does not… Read more

The market is down, business is bad, and your spouse seems to disagree with you at every turn. You want to stay calm, but you find yourself feeling irritated, angry, and anxious. You feel like you’re going to lose it, but you can’t help yourself. Does this sound familiar? You can keep your cool by… Read more