We hear the word "awesome" used often in everyday speech, but true, rarely felt awe can do wonders for the mind and body.
The rise was seen among both males and females and for all ages 10–74.
Not knowing if a decision will provoke pain is more stressful than correctly anticipating the outcome, even when that outcome is very painful.
A furrowed brow, lifted chin and pressed-together lips — a mix of anger, disgust and contempt — are used to show negative moral judgment among many languages.
"Mad geniuses" are a staple of fact and fiction, and studies have shown a higher incidence of mental disorders in those who are highly creative. But which prompts which? Does creativity lead to madness or does madness lead to creativity?
Colors are often considered to have a strong influence on how we feel. From calming blues and greens to amped-up reds, DNews explores the biology behind the hues that comprise our world.
Before we evolved ways to express ourselves out loud, nature figured out other ways for us to communicate. To this day, we can say a lot without even speaking. And sometimes we don't even realize it.
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