News tagged with negative mood

Emotions help animals to make choices

To understand how animals experience the world and how they should be treated, people need to better understand their emotional lives. A new review of animal emotion suggests that, as in humans, emotions ...

Aug 03, 2010
4 / 5 (19) 5 | with audio podcast

Why does feeling low hurt?

When it comes to pain, the two competing schools of thought are that it's either "all in your head" or "all in your body". A new study led by University of Oxford researchers indicates that, instead, pain is an amalgam of ...

Jun 07, 2010
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Feeling blue? You'll shun the new

A sick or sad child might cling to mom's leg. But that same child - fed, rested and generally content - will happily toddle off to explore every nook and cranny of the known world. Or: You're chipper and you ...

Feb 09, 2010
4.7 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast