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November 30, 2017
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Wie Emotionen die innere Uhr beeinflussen

Forschungsteam um Freiburger Psychologen deckt bislang unbekannte Effekte auf Wie sie genau funktioniert, ist unbekannt – doch der Mensch verfügt über eine innere Uhr, die es ermöglicht, Zeiträume unbewusst wahrzunehmen und abzuschätzen. Ein Forschungsteam um Dr. Roland Thomaschke vom Institut … Continue reading

November 8, 2017
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Communicating in a foreign language takes emotion out of decision-making

If you could save the lives of five people by pushing another bystander in front of a train to his death, would you do it? And should it make any difference if that choice is presented in a language you … Continue reading

December 31, 2014
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Der Ton macht mehr als nur Musik

Rock, Pop, Klassik oder Jazz – Musik beeinflusst unser Leben mehr, als man denkt. Der Psychologe Marcel Zentner erforscht, wie Musik uns prägt, fördert und emotional bewegt. Dass Musik imstande ist, Emotionen auszulösen, zu unterstreichen oder zu formen, ist für … Continue reading

March 22, 2014
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Stress vermindert soziale Fähigkeiten bei Männern und erhöht sie bei Frauen

Akuter psychosozialer Stress führt zu verbesserten sozialen Fähigkeiten und erhöhter Empathie bei Frauen, während Männer mit höherer Egozentrizität reagieren. PsychologInnen um Claus Lamm von der Universität Wien haben die Effekte von Stress auf die Fähigkeit zur Unterscheidung selbst- und fremdbezogener … Continue reading

September 20, 2013
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Giving refuge, advancing research

Yale Stress Center head promotes healing of the body, mind, and brain Rajita Sinha, Ph.D., says that the emotional expressiveness of the Indian classical dance studies of her youth laid the foundation for a lifelong interest in the brain-body tango … Continue reading

March 19, 2013
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Exile or Immigrant?

Chinese-American author speaks as part of visiting writers series Acclaimed Chinese-American author Ha Jin came to the United States almost 30 years ago as neither immigrant nor exile, but he experienced elements of both as he struggled to establish a … Continue reading

February 6, 2013
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Genome-wide Atlas of Gene Enhancers in the Brain On-line

Collaboration Led by Berkeley Lab Researchers Creates High-Resolution Map of Gene Regulatory Elements in the Brain Future research into the underlying causes of neurological disorders such as autism, epilepsy and schizophrenia, should greatly benefit from a first-of-its-kind atlas of gene-enhancers … Continue reading

January 19, 2013
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Violent Video Games Intensify anti-Arab Stereotypes

ANN ARBOR — Playing violent video games about terrorism strengthens negative stereotypes about Arabs, even when Arabs are not portrayed in the games. That is one of the findings of an innovative new study in the January issue of Psychology … Continue reading