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Why Mobs Behave Badly — It's The Brain's Fault

By | Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:49

Anonymity and decreased responsibility are well-known characteristics of a mob mentality. But new research suggests groups of people are less capable of ethical self-reflection.

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Lose Weight By Celebrating Food, Not Feeling Guilty About It

By | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 11:58

Psychologists have released a study that found that guilt could undermine the desire to lose weight, rather than motivate it.


Is Guilt Over Trayvon Martin's Death Driving George Zimmerman Crazy?

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 18:19

George Zimmerman was charged with aggravated assault Tuesday and released on $9,000 bond. Is Trayvon Martin's death driving him crazy?


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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Guilt Parenting Causes Your Children Lasting Distress

By | Fri, 03/22/2013 - 17:08

Guilt parenting your children can keep them distressed until the next day. How can you use guilt on your kids effectively?

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Guilty Pleasures: Feeling Guilty Enhances Deliciousness of Food

By | Thu, 11/22/2012 - 09:57

A piece of pie tastes even more delicious if we indulge than it would otherwise.


Feeling Angry or Feeling Sad? Study Finds Depressed People Can't Tell the Difference

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 16:46

Clinically depressed people are less competent at discriminating between negative emotions like anger, shame and guilt, according to a new study.