Our brains obtain information from sick people, eliciting changes in our physiology and immune response. Observing images of ill people triggers activation of the immune system.
When a mother and her child are coordinated at the behavioral level during play, they work together and share positive affect. The child's physiological activity follows physiological changes in the mother.
A new study presents the first quantitative comparison of adaptation response.
Electrodermal activity, which results in an increased level of sweat, was able to determine when an adolescent with server ASD was about to embark on aggressive behavior 60% of the time.
Tilting the head downwards creates an artificial appearance of a facial action that has a strong effect on social perception. Study reveals social judgements about the face are not driven by the face shape or muscularity alone, but by the movement of the head.
Columbia team harnesses powerful technology to uncover never-before-seen details of the nervous system, demonstrating SCAPE's broad potential to decipher the brain.
Researchers reveal the phenomenon of ASMR videos may have a positive physiological effect on viewers. The study reports those who experience ASMR have lower heart rates while watching the videos, as well as an increase in positive emotions.
A new study upends hundreds of years of belief that physiological responses to emotion are uniform. Researchers report there is not a single physiological fingerprint for each emotion, but a population of potential responses.
Astros and Dodgers players take note, your batting hand may determine your success in a game. Researchers report baseball players who throw and bat left-handed should have a batting advantage as they have less neurological hemispheric lateralization than right handers.