What Signal Does a Beard Send?

What Signal Does a Beard Send?

Again, employing a similar experimental design, the researchers asked 450 participants to rate the faces used in the first experiment (clean-shaven men displaying happiness, clean-shaven men displaying anger, bearded men displaying happiness, and bearded men displaying anger) on measures of aggressiveness, masculinity, and prosociality.

Hey husbands, here's why your wife is so angry all the time

Hey husbands, here's why your wife is so angry all the time

So it’s no wonder that an exhausted, stressed wife is angry all the time. What husbands can do: Appreciate the invisible labour your wife handles. But motherhood gives power and takes away power at the same time, which is what men don’t always understand.

Is Disavowed Anger Contributing to Your Suffering?

Is Disavowed Anger Contributing to Your Suffering?

At the same time, a huge portion of my practice involves individuals who have sought my help, not because of anger, but rather due to anxiety , depression , relationship issues and self-esteem .

5 Things You Need to Know About Personal Space

5 Things You Need to Know About Personal Space

Airlines provide a perfect lab to study how people feel about their personal space due to the fact that seats are close together, there’s no escape for the duration of the flight, and there’s little you can do to protect yourself from people who don’t respect boundaries.

Carrie Underwood Makes ‘Rookie’ Parenting Mistake With Son Jacob

Carrie Underwood Makes ‘Rookie’ Parenting Mistake With Son Jacob

“I wanna publicly thank the hubs for taking the kiddos and letting this tired mama sleep a couple extra hours this morning,” the “Love Wins” singer tweeted. “Jacob Bryan Fisher entered the world in the wee hours of the morning on Monday,” Underwood wrote on Instagram at the time.

'Is it really so bad to have your toddler on a lead?'

'Is it really so bad to have your toddler on a lead?'

Once I had to even point out to a stranger that a kid on a leash (that he enjoys, by the way) is much better than a toddler that gets hit by a bus.

The Simple Trick to Reading Your Partner's Emotions

The Simple Trick to Reading Your Partner's Emotions

Using, once again, an undergraduate sample, the researchers were able to establish that even when the face in the picture had no overt expression, filtering the images to accentuate angularity or roundness led participants to interpret the emotions as anger or joy, respectively.

Getting a Divorce? 5 Tips to Help Your Children Cope

Getting a Divorce? 5 Tips to Help Your Children Cope

Parents badly want to feel that their kids are not harmed by the divorce. But, it is normal for children to feel very sad and angry about a divorce. You might tell your child, “When you feel angry about the divorce, I want to know.

Dogs Improve the Health of Seniors—But Take Caution

Dogs Improve the Health of Seniors—But Take Caution

In the year 2017, 4,396 people, aged 65 years or older, ended up in hospital emergency departments with fractures and bone breaks which resulted from walking leashed dogs.

There are far worse things than Momo on Youtube

There are far worse things than Momo on Youtube

YouTube finally acted, restricting comments on videos of anyone under 13 and on other content from minors over 13 that "could be at risk of attracting predatory behaviour." While it's a step in the right direction, it's a good reminder to parents that YouTube is the wild west of the internet and not a place we should allow kids to explore without restrictions.

“Why Am I Always Like This?”

“Why Am I Always Like This?”

Imagining Danger and Predicting the Worst In modern times, we often struggle with negative fearsome thoughts. As symbolic problem solving took over our minds we could ruminate over more and more things: slights, fears about our health or abilities, or the possible source of our struggles.

The Irony of Emotional Acceptance

The Irony of Emotional Acceptance

If you look at some of the moments that stand out in your memory, in all likelihood, a potent emotion was right there with you, whether it was sadness, anger, happiness, awe, pride, anxiety, regret, amusement, shame, fear, guilt, or surprise, to name some among many .

The weird social media rules PM Scott Morrison's kids have to follow

The weird social media rules PM Scott Morrison's kids have to follow

"Sorry Jenny and Scott, but you're wrong." Jenny said she has forbidden her daughters from using social media, explaining that while she may be “anxious about those days ahead where it’s going to play a much bigger part … I’m shielding them as much as I can.” Her shield includes a ban, not just on Instagram but on mobile phones, too.

Five Myths About Child Sexual Abuse

Five Myths About Child Sexual Abuse

Many parents believe that sex offenses are committed by a stranger, thus they do not allow their children to walk home alone or play in the park unsupervised.

Turn a Fight With Your Partner Into a Positive Experience

Turn a Fight With Your Partner Into a Positive Experience

But I read that fighting is fine as long as you "make up" afterward and the kids see that." Source: iStock/Used with Permission It sounds like you're referring to the research by Mark Cummings, reported in Po Bronson's book Nurture Shock . So yes, even non-yelling disagreements where parents are in conflict are hard on kids.

Your Emotions Don't Care About You

Your Emotions Don't Care About You

If your emotions are not well calibrated, then you will want to take more than one measurement. And if you wait and take a measurement of your anger the next day and it is lower, then you know that it was miss-calibrated.

When Your Child Gets Angry: The Cheat Sheet

When Your Child Gets Angry: The Cheat Sheet

" I agree with everything in your article When Your Child Gets Angry: Here's Your Gameplan , but I can't remember all that in the heat of the moment.

How to Raise an Emotionally Healthy Child

How to Raise an Emotionally Healthy Child

In my book, The Emotionally Healthy Child , I share the ideas children need to learn and the strategies that help them begin expressing their emotions constructively.

Anger and Sadness Are On the Rise in Popular Music Lyrics

Anger and Sadness Are On the Rise in Popular Music Lyrics

As mentioned earlier, the researchers fed all of the lyrics from 6,150 Billboard Hot 100 songs from 1951 through 2016 into a computer program called "Tone Analyzer." This quantitative analyzer uses psycholinguistics to link specific words with 13 different tones that are subdivided into three categories: (1) Emotional Tone : anger, disgust, fear, joy, sadness; (2) Language Tone : analytical, confident, tentative; (3) Social Tone : openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, emotional range.

Search for missing Sydney boy ends in tragedy

Search for missing Sydney boy ends in tragedy

A family is in mourning today as the body of Sydney boy Brody Hurst was discovered near rocks on Sydney’s northern beaches today. Brody Hurst was found dead after going missing on Sydney's northern beaches.

Parents use 'no touching' signs to keep strangers off babies

Parents use 'no touching' signs to keep strangers off babies

As a parent you are welcome to do what you want at your own comfort level." Several months ago the Facebook mothering community Breastfeeding Mama Talk posted a picture of a car seat with a sign that said “NO TOUCHING.

A message to the Youtube creators destroying the last of my sanity

A message to the Youtube creators destroying the last of my sanity

Kids Youtube is WEIRD Baby Shark gets a bad rap, but I'll say this - it's FAR from the worst culprit, at least it's vaguely catchy even if it stays in your head for days and you find yourself 'doo-doo-doo-dooing' in the middle of a work meeting.

YouTube bans dangerous videos like Bird Box, Tide Pod challenges after teens get hurt

YouTube bans dangerous videos like Bird Box, Tide Pod challenges after teens get hurt

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest YouTube bans dangerous videos like Bird Box, Tide Pod challenges after teens get hurt Video creators will not be allowed to upload pranks or challenge videos that could result in harm, including making people believe they are in danger.

The Cycle of Anger

The Cycle of Anger

For those in relationships, angry feelings might also fuel a vicious cycle of mutual anger and destructive behaviors. To see how destructive behaviors might initiate the cycle of anger in romantic relationships, let us imagine the following scenario: Partner A and B have financial problems.

Switching Off Anger With an Electrode

Switching Off Anger With an Electrode

This new study used tDCS to modulate a neural circuit that has been implicated in impulse control while test subjects were in an fMRI machine so that changes in neural activity in these brain circuits could be monitored while they were provoked to anger.

A year ago my daughter was pulled unconscious from the swimming pool

A year ago my daughter was pulled unconscious from the swimming pool

We were enjoying the last moments of our kids playing on the water playground with their new friends, and then the unthinkable happened and Dave turned to me: "Where’s Olivia?" I'd been watching and Dave was watching and the last time I saw her was three seconds earlier.

What Drives Sadists' Aggression?

What Drives Sadists' Aggression?

A series of studies from my lab that were published in the journal Aggressive Behavior replicated the finding that sadistic tendencies exist in many young adults.

Self-Compassion Reduces Negative Mood over Time

Self-Compassion Reduces Negative Mood over Time

Specifically, it looked at if the amount that people "accept" their negative emotions is associated with (a) better mental health and (b) reduced negative moods over time. In Study 2, these researchers measured people's general level of acceptance of their negative thoughts and emotions.

Should failure to vaccinate your children be considered Child Neglect or Endangerment? : Parenting

Should failure to vaccinate your children be considered Child Neglect or Endangerment? : Parenting

But, do you think their should be national legislation introduced that would require all parents to vaccinate (at least the life-threatening or highly contagious ones, such as measles) their children, and failure to do so follow the same consequences as Child endangerment or neglect?

Going Home For the Holidays When It's Triggering

Going Home For the Holidays When It's Triggering

His wife and children also dreaded the holidays because Han's parents made hurtful remarks, criticizing everything from their outfits to their opinions. Emotions triggered by family interactions have great power to automatically send us back in time to how we felt as children—it’s how the brain works.

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