Stress can have a detrimental impact on relationships. When feeling stressed, a person is more likely to notice and reflect upon their partner's negative behaviors rather than positive behavior.
Researchers say laughter may have been preserved by natural selection to assist with human survival.
A newly developed multidimensional lexicon of emojis helps crack the coded language and emotional value of emoji use, a popular form of communication by young texters, beyond simple negativity or positivity.
The emotional expressions of faces influence how their gazes shape our attention.
People who show less compassion and emotion toward images of environmental disasters are generally less empathetic and emotional overall.
A person's mood in addition to alcohol-related cues contributes to cravings for alcohol in opposite ways in men and women.
Museums dedicated to remembering the Holocaust and its victims can help to facilitate social mobilization and encourage social change for visitors.
Researchers found a significant link between olfaction and visual sensory processing, reporting specific smells influence the identification of facial emotions, and facial expressions influence the emotional response to smell.
When presented with drawings or cartoons of the eyes, people on the autism spectrum were better at naming the emotion conveyed than those with no diagnosis of ASD.
Autism-associated social difficulties may reflect differences that only become apparent in high-pressure scenarios and certain social interactions. The findings challenge the belief that those with ASD can't adequately read facial emotional expressions.