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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>


The Power of Puppies: Looking at Cute Images Can Improve Focus

Cute images may do more than make us smile. Cute photos were linked to improvements in attention and focus, which may help advertisers gain and hold viewers’ attention. ... More>