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You'd be looking blue, too, if you realized you'd made big errors in your research.
Christopher Thorstenson/Open Science Framework
November 5, 2015 It's the kind of oops no scientist wants to make. But the researchers who published a paper saying that watching sad movies makes it hard to perceive the color blue now say they erred.
One minute your little angel, the next, devil in disguise? Your volatile young teen isn't unique in that.
October 14, 2015 The sturm und drang of early adolescent emotions can be rough on everyone in the family. Fear not, developmental psychologists say — it's almost certainly going to get better. In a few years.
Volunteers with lower levels of blood sugar stuck more pins in voodoo dolls of their spouses than people with higher levels.
Courtesy of Brad Bushman
April 15, 2014 To see if low blood sugar sours even good relationships, scientists used an unusual tool: voodoo dolls representing spouses. As hunger levels rose, so did the number of pins.
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Weather got you down? Cheer up. Your social network feels — and is amplifying — your pain.
March 12, 2014 Bad moods — and good ones — can infect social networks at the speed of a keyboard click, according to researchers who gauged the effect of a rainy day on the emotional spin of Facebook posts.
Winter weather often affects people's moods. Researchers now say most people fall into one of four categories.
January 3, 2011 Researchers in Germany have clarified the link between weather and peoples' moods. The survey of more than 2,000 Germans found that some people aren't affected at all by weather, but most people fall into one of four categories.
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