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“Tears of Joy” May Help Us Maintain Emotional Balance

New research suggests that incongruous emotional expressions, like tears of joy, may serve a fundamental purpose, helping us to maintain emotional balance. ... More>

Nervous Laughter, Tears of Joy

In Stanley Milgram’s famous obedience experiments, the subjects, called “teachers,” were instructed to shock the “learners” for every wrong answer. The learners, confederates in the study, were not actually shocked, […]... More>

The Enforcers of the Death Penalty

Children can learn to control their powerful sweets cravings: study

In Praise Of Play