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The Channels of Emotion: Not (Just) in the Face! (Study, in PsychYourMind)

“In this work, participants never speak to each other, and are brought into a large experiment room separated by a curtain. One of the participants is then asked to reach their hand onto the other side of the curtain. The … Continue reading

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Brain Calisthenics For Abstract Ideas (Article, NYT)

“Now, a small group of cognitive scientists is arguing that schools and students could take far more advantage of this same bottom-up ability, called perceptual learning. The brain is a pattern-recognition machine, after all, and when focused properly, it can … Continue reading

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Drug Abuse Linked To Inability To Recognize Basic Emotions (Study, in MNT)

University of Granada scientists have analyzed the relationship between drug abuse and recognition of basic emotions (happiness, surprise, wrath, fear, sadness and disgust) by drug-abusers. Different studies revealed that drug-abusers have difficulty in identifying negative emotions by their facial expression: … Continue reading

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