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Birth Rate Increased After Spanish Soccer Club's Triumph

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 18:37

Researchers confirmed a higher birth rate occurred in a region of Spain after their local soccer club won numerous championships in 2009.

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Marital Satisfaction Goes Up When The Better Half Stays Poised

By | Sat, 11/09/2013 - 15:58

Researchers found that marriages with wives who stay calm during heated discussion experienced more satisfaction, while the ability of husbands to control emotions had little effect.

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Texting Can Disconnect Couples

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:57

Texting can replace serious, meaningful conversations, disconnecting couples in committed relationships.

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Childhood Poverty, Stress May Impair Adult Brain's Ability To Handle Negative Emotions

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 17:03

Childhood hardship like stress and poverty may influence brain development and function in adulthood.

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Do Babies Know When We're Faking?

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 22:00

Babies as young as young as 18 months can determine whether emotions and expressions match the situation at hand.

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Love Changes The Way We Taste Food

By | Fri, 10/11/2013 - 17:58

Researchers from the National University of Singapore explore the ways in which our emotional experiences influence our perception of taste.

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Can A Guilty Conscience Actually Weigh You Down?

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 16:57

Feeling "weighed down" by guilt may not just be a turn of phrase; an emotional burden could have physiological effects, too.

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Could DNA Affect Your Marriage? 'Happy Hormone' Gene May Predict Wedded Bliss

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 13:47

The length of someone's ‘happy hormone’ gene may predict how happy his or her marriage will be.

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Neuroscientist: Dogs Have Feelings, Too

By | Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:56

Using MRI scans, researchers have determined that dogs display some of the physiological mechanisms associated with emotions in humans.

Emotional Intimacy in Marriage Can Soften the Effect of Depressed Dad on Kids

Emotional Intimacy in Marriage Can Soften the Effect of Depressed Dad on Kids

By | Wed, 05/22/2013 - 21:00

A wife who supports and listens to her depressed husband can have a positive effect on his interactions with his children.

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What Happens In Your Brain When You Inhibit Emotions?

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 16:56

A new study claims that different parts of the brain control voluntary and instructed emotional control.

Positive Social Connections Linked to an 'Upward Spiral' of Positive Emotions and Good Health

Positive Social Connections Linked to an 'Upward Spiral' of Positive Emotions and Good Health

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 00:16

Researchers have discovered an "upward spiral" that links positive social connections to positive emotions, and ultimately, better health.

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Money Ain’t a Thang When You Dislike a Business Partner

By | Fri, 03/08/2013 - 00:39

Research shows that negative social information about someone can lead people to reject their money.

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Why Loneliness Makes People Spend More Money

By | Wed, 01/16/2013 - 10:44

Having few friends and feeling alone at work or sad after a breakup can make people more frivolous with their money.

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Expressing Anger Can Add Two Years to Person's Lifespan

By | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 15:39

A new study revealed that being hot-tempered and expressing your anger could be a key to enjoying a long and healthy life.

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