With increasing age, people react more positively to both emotional and neutral stimuli, and are better able to positively reframe a negative experience into a positive one.
A novel nurturing touch-based therapy called Havening can help reduce distress and improve recovery for those who suffered traumatic experiences.
Religious people tend to use cognitive reappraisal strategies to help cope with emotional and mental health problems.
Study reports dogs communicate distress more effectively via vocalizations than cats. Owning a pet makes you more sensitive to the negative vocalizations of both cats and dogs.
Lower socioeconomic status is associated with a higher risk of psychological distress. The increase in psychological distress is, in turn, associated with higher levels of emotional eating and obesity risks.
Trigger warnings have minimal impact in relation to how people respond to content. They are neither meaningfully helpful or harmful, researchers conclude.
A new study reveals spending time connecting with nature helps to reduce behavioral problems and anxiety in children, as well as improving overall health.