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Negative Emotional Cues Send Drivers to Distraction

New research investigating the role of emotions in distracted driving finds that hearing, as well as seeing, emotional words can have a significant impact on the way we drive. ... More>


An Upbeat Emotion That’s Surprisingly Good for You


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All About Awe

Until recently, the experience of awe received scant attention in affective science. But an expanding body of research is uncovering awe’s profound effects on everyday behavior and overall well-being. ... More>


Too Much Workplace Positivity Might Dampen Employee Motivation

Employees who experienced a very positive mood at work engaged in fewer helpful, proactive behaviors compared to their colleagues. ... More>