Emotions can give us feelings of euphoria, drive us temporarily insane or make it impossible for us to get out of bed. Emotions are extremely powerful forces that we should study so that we can look at them objectively.

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These days, people are looking for ways to find and share more joy instead of feeling happy about someone else's misfortune. That feeling of shared joy is called freudenfreude.

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

Feeling down and need someone to pick you up? Give the kids of Peptoc a call and we guarantee a smile!

By Patty Rasmussen

Everyone experiences boredom at some point and maybe even ennui, a chronic type of boredom. But surprisingly, ennui does have some benefits.

By Alia Hoyt


The suicides of two students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as well as the suicide of a father of a child killed at Newtown Elementary highlight how the shock from a deep trauma remains long after for survivors.

By John Donovan

Loneliness is such a prevalent problem that the British have appointed a minister for loneliness.

By Stell Simonton

Are facial expressions learned or innate? A study that looked at the facial expressions of people blind from birth found mixed results.

By Alia Hoyt

Short or tall, height affects us all — but does it have the power to determine how long we live, or whether we're happy?

By Laurie L. Dove


One expert calls anger a source of creative juice. Here's why.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

Most animals don't feel shame, but humans do. Why would we evolve something that causes us pain, stress and discomfort?

By Jesslyn Shields

Approximately, sixteen million Americans have anger issues. In this article we explore anger management techniques and it's effect on your health.

By Dr. Michael F. Roizen & Dr. Mehmet C. Oz

Tempers run in my family and it's not something to be proud of. Blowing your lid is often something you end up regretting later.

By Sara Novak