When it comes to coercive control in parental relationships, the children aren't just passive witnesses. Children exposed to coercive control experience problems with social-emotional and physical development, and broader family functioning outcomes such as strained relationships with their parents or experiencing harsher parenting. Children also often exhibit behavioral and psychological challenges.
Many say reading a good book can help us to process complex emotions, but is that really the case? Researchers investigate how cathartic reading can be.
Study reveals a skin-to-brain neural circuit that responds to rewarding forms of social touch. Researchers say the findings could provide an avenue for harnessing the power of touch to assist in treating social and emotional disorders.
Researchers identified a mechanism within the brain that tags information with emotional association for enhanced memory. High-frequency brain waves in the amygdala and hippocampus are critical for enhancing emotional memories.
Better management of negative emotions in older adults may help to limit neurodegeneration.
Whether you realize it or not, creative thinking is something even the most conventional thinkers engage in every day. Researchers say creativity can be enhanced by reinterpreting frustrating situations.
Greater amygdala reactivity during the anticipation of social punishment predicted a greater risk of non-suicidal self-harm one year later in adolescents.
A new musical app takes listeners on an emotional "rollercoaster ride", leaving them in a more positive emotional and focused state than when they first started listening to the soundtrack.
Music can induce a range of emotions and help us to better understand different cultures. But what is it that makes us tune in to some songs more than others? Researchers say when we listen to a song, our brains predict what happens next, and that prediction dictates whether we like that song or not.
Study reveals the benefits of family involvement in treatment outcomes for those who suffer from psychosis.
Looking at emotional situations in a different light can help boost creativity for those who are more conventional thinkers.