Emotional attachment to robots could affect outcome on battlefield
(Phys.org) —Too busy to vacuum your living room? Let Roomba the robot do it. Don't want to risk a soldier's life to disable an explosive? Let a robot do it.
Learning emotional intelligence is a classroom boon, researchers find
Fear, anger, insecurity, and boredom in schools can cripple a classroom and obstruct learning completely.
Researcher examines the emotions and ethics in decision-making
Sukumarakurup Krishnakumar, assistant professor of management, and Doug Rymph, co-wrote the paper, "Uncomfortable Ethical Decisions: The Role of Negative Emotions and Emotional Intelligence in Ethical Decision-making," which ...
EU Nobel peace award sparks fiery online backlash
The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the crisis-torn EU on Friday sparked a stunned Twitter backlash, many reacting with derision and anger, although some web users came to its defence.
Study: Teachers may need training to respond to children's emotions
Teachers learn a lot about how to teach curriculum in college, but they don't get much training in helping very young children learn to handle frustration, anger, and excitement, skills that kids need for kindergarten readiness, ...
Anger in spats is more about marital climate than heat of the moment, study shows
How good are married couples at recognizing each other's emotions during conflicts? In general, pretty good, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher. But if your partner is angry, that might tell more about ...
Facebook's Timeline change disrupts some businesses
Stephen Terrell expected a group of happy users when he updated his company's Facebook profile page to the new Timeline format, allowing his mostly senior-citizen customers to register for a contest to win a trip to Hollywood ...
Hackers hit Spanish security co. in revenge attack
(AP) -- Hackers claiming allegiance to the amorphous Anonymous movement say they've defaced several sites belonging to online defense firm Panda Security.
Marriage therapist says high-conflict couples have work to do before saying 'I do'
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Kansas State University marriage therapist has Valentine's Day advice for couples contemplating commitments and engagement rings: Mix romance with a generous portion of reality.
A computer system allows a machine to recognize a person's emotional state
The system created by these researchers can be used to automatically adapt the dialogue to the user's situation, so that the machine's response is adequate to the person's emotional state. "Thanks to this ...
Rude employee behavior quietly sabotages the bottom line
Insensitive, disrespectful or rude behavior by employees is rampant in US workplaces, yet consumers fail to report the offending workers and instead take their business elsewhere, researchers report in the latest edition ...
Anger motivates people to vote, study shows
Though pundits and candidates suggest there is too much anger in politics, the emotion does have a potential benefitit significantly motivates citizens to vote, according to a University of Michigan study.
The blame game in work-family conflict
When the demands of work and family conflict, is the job blamed, is the family role blamed or is blame placed on both? And what are the consequences?
Study: Compassion, not sanctions, is best response to workplace anger
Challenging traditional views of workplace anger, a new article by a Temple University Fox School of Business professor suggests that even intense emotional outbursts can prove beneficial if responded to with compassion.