Study identifies six psycho-acoustically distinct types of screams, relaying emotions such as pain, anger, fear, joy, sadness, and pleasure. Non-alarming screams, such as expressions of joy and pleasure, are perceived and processed by the brain more effectively than screams of alarm.
Sadness, but not all negative emotions, heighten cravings to smoke and increases the likelihood of relapse.
Exploring the relationship between emotion and pain in rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report emotions may function as a stressor, promoting inflammation and causing pain symptoms.
Those who feel sad or lonely appear to be better at understanding social nature, researchers report.
Insufficient sleep or fluctuations in sleep patterns are associated with negative moods in teens, and bad moods tend to predict unusually bad sleep the next night.