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.
Violent teenage girls fail to spot anger or disgust in others' faces
(PhysOrg.com) -- Girls appear to be "protected" from showing antisocial behaviour until their teenage years, new research from the University of Cambridge has found.
Phone call emotion analyzer is a winner (w/ Video)
Feeling bad at work can be a good thing
(Phys.org) —Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes.
Everybody laughs, everybody cries: Researchers identify universal emotions
Here's a piece of research that might leave you tickled: laughter is a universal language, according to new research. The study, conducted with people from Britain and Namibia, suggests that basic emotions such as amusement, ...
Feeling angry? Say a prayer and the wrath fades away
Saying a prayer may help many people feel less angry and behave less aggressively after someone has left them fuming, new research suggests.
Angry at God? If so, you're not alone, says psychologist
The notion of being angry with God goes back to ancient days. Such personal struggles are not new, but Case Western Reserve University psychologist Julie Exline began looking at "anger at God" in a new way.
Anger makes people want things more
Anger is an interesting emotion for psychologists. On the one hand, it's negative, but then it also has some of the features of positive emotions. For a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associ ...
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.
Anger drives support for wartime presidents
It's no secret that Americans tend to throw their support behind a sitting U.S. president when the nation is thrust into a war or other potentially violent conflict with a foreign foe - a phenomenon known ...
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 ...
The paradox of loyalty
In the wake of the Iraq invasion, many U.S. citizens who disagreed with the Bush Administration's decision detached themselves from politics. On the other hand, a surprising number of people became more patriotic in spite ...
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 ...
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, ...