A new study reveals focusing attention to the context of a memory, rather than the emotional aspects, increases activity in brain regions associated with executive function and attention.
Researchers explore how early extreme childhood stress can have a negative impact on social learning and mental health later in life.
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.
Overall, women scored higher on compassion-related items and self-reflection, while men scored higher on emotional regulation and cognitive-related items.
According to a new study, children who have been maltreated have a surprising ability to regulate their emotions.
Researchers reveal the role the prefrontal cortex plays in emotional processing and emotional suppression.
UCSF researchers report maternal stress could impact the development of a child's parasympathetic nervous system, both in utero and after birth. Additionally, children whose mothers were stressed during pregnancy smile less, are less engaged and have a diminished ability to regulate emotions.
Thinking or talking about oneself in the third person can lead people to consider themselves in similar ways to how they think about others, a new study reports. Researchers say talking about yourself in the third person may allow you to distance yourself from stressful experiences and help to regulate emotion.
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.