A new study reports lower status individuals are more likely to share wealth than those considered to be of higher status.
A new measuring method has detected oxytocin at much higher rates in blood serum and plasma than researchers previously thought.
Choosing a path to empathy can affect a person's health and well-being, a new study reports.
Atypical activation and negative functional connectivity between the insula and ventromedial prefrontal cortex could explain why psychopaths lack empathy.
Sleep loss leads to negativity bias, negative mood and impaired emotional regulation.
A positive correlation has been identified between prosocial and rebellious behaviors in teens. The more risk taking behaviors a teen exhibited, the more likely they were to act prosocially. The findings suggest the same developmental processes are at work for both types of behaviors. Also noted was faster brain development in the medial prefrontal cortex predicted a decrease in rebellious behavior.
Emotional recognition technology is rapidly growing into a multi-billion dollar industry. Researchers investigate the limitations of new AI technology, and some of the biases within the algorithms, when it comes to identifying human emotions efficiently.