Researchers reveal the role the prefrontal cortex plays in emotional processing and emotional suppression.
Overall, women scored higher on compassion-related items and self-reflection, while men scored higher on emotional regulation and cognitive-related items.
People with schizophrenia struggle to manage low-level negative emotions as the negative emotions increase. Those with schizophrenia are less likely to employ coping strategies when stressed than those without the disorder, causing an escalation in their negative emotions.
Many people listen to music to alleviate stress in their lives, this is especially true in the time of COVID. A new study reports people who experienced an increase in negative emotion during lockdown listened to music to relieve feelings of depression, stress, and fear. Those with a more positive state of mind turned to music as a replacement for social interaction.
Neuroimaging reveals lower activation in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and angular gyrus in teenage girls with conduct disorder. Findings suggest that a reduction in prefrontal brain regions and functional connectivity during effortful emotional regulations contribute to behaviors associated with antisocial behavior in teenage girls.
A new study reports teens faced with chronic family stress have higher blood pressure and worse immune response to bacterial infections. However, those who used cognitive reappraisal had lower blood pressure, despite the pressures they faced.
A critical new study reports prenatal interpersonal violence can affect emotional regulation by toddlers toward their mothers. Researchers report children of mothers who were victims of domestic abuse during pregnancy, are more likely to exhibit aggression toward their moms in toddlerhood.
Researchers explore how early extreme childhood stress can have a negative impact on social learning and mental health later in life.
A new study reveals mindfulness can act as a buffer against the pain and distress of social rejection.