Children immured within their severely disabled bodies may soon be able to communicate thanks to a newly unveiled device that translates physiological signals into music.
Can a computer read your body language? A consortium of European researchers thinks so, and has developed a range of innovative solutions from escalator safety to online marketing.
A new study by USC researchers reveals that stressed men looking at angry faces had diminished activity in the brain regions responsible for understanding others' feelings.
Want to know how a Japanese person is feeling? Pay attention to the tone of his voice, not his face. That's what other Japanese people would do, anyway. A new study examines how Dutch and Japanese people assess others' emotions ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Roses may smell better than rotten fish but the brain detects the latter faster and more accurately. This is according to a study published earlier this year in Biological Psychology by Johannes Frasnelli, ...
In our dynamic 3D world, we can encounter a familiar face from any angle and still recognize that face with ease, even if the person has, for example, changed his hair style. This is because our brain has used the 2D snapshots ...
Contrary to international guidelines, sugar given to newborn babies does not ease pain, according to a study published on Thursday by The Lancet.
Research using a robot designed to express human emotions has revealed unexpected insights into how our perception is affected by anthropomorphism, or giving human characteristics to non-human animals or things.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research by UC Riverside shows that unintentional speech imitation can make us sound like people whose voices we never hear.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A UConn nursing professor is studying a way of holding babies that can reduce pain for preemies.