Brain Quickly Detects Happiness in Others
Study finds people perceive positive expressions more accurately than sad ones
MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to picking up emotional signals from others, the brain responds to happiness
faster than sadness, a new study has found.
Researchers at the University of B...
In pursuit of a happiness gene
The pursuit of happiness
characterizes the human condition. But for those suffering from stress, money trouble or chronic illness, a positive outlook on life can be difficult to find. Now, a Tel Aviv University researcher says we should look to our genes.
Prof. Yoram Barak of Tel Aviv Universi...
Brain detects happiness more quickly than sadness
People make value judgements about others based on their facial expressions. A new study, carried out be Spanish and Brazilian researchers, shows that after looking at a face for only 100 milliseconds we can detect expressions of happiness
and surprise faster than those of sadness or fear.
Money may not buy happiness but neither does poverty
In the past 50 years individual levels of wealth have increased by but so have crime, deprivation, depression and addictions to alcohol and drugs. Most of us believe that more money will make us happier; however, as societies become richer, does that wealth positively impact on our happiness?
New PurinaCare(R) Pet Health Library Helps Pet Owners Provide a Lifetime of Health and Happiness for Their Dogs and Cats
SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- For many pet owners, there is no
value that can be put on their beloved four-legged friends. They understand
that caring for their dogs and cats is a lifetime commitment that begins the
day they bring their new best friends home. From insuring their pets ...
A Different Way of Thinking for a Fulfilling Life: New Book Offers Practical Guidance for Rethinking Happiness and Nurturing Self-Love
NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst the din of modern society, the
most important sound is the voice that resonates within. This is the
message that rings loud and clear in "Do You Love Yourself?" (published by
AuthorHouse -- http://www.authorhouse.com ), a practical guide to loving
The International Health and Fitness Symposium Releases The People's Guide to Health, Happiness and Longevity
The International Health and Fitness Symposium (IHFS) has assembled a tour de force of world-renowned physicians, best-selling authors and life change experts to create The People's Guide to Health, Happiness
and Longevity. The International Health and Fitness Symposium brought together twel...
More marital happiness = less sleep complaints
WESTCHESTER, Ill. Marital happiness
may lower the risk of sleep problems in Caucasian women, while marital strife may heighten the risk, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS). ...
Naked Juice Brings Consumers Happiness by the Billions With First 100% Juice Smoothie Containing Probiotics
New Naked Juice Probiotic Tropical Mango helps promote healthy digestion, immune system and happier you
AZUSA, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Naked Juice, a leader in the
super-premium juice category, introduces Naked Juice Probiotic, the first
100% juice smoothie with prob...
Knowing Yourself Can Improve Your Health and Happiness
NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anthropedia Foundation, a non-profit organization based in New York and St. Louis, has introduced Know Yourself , an innovative DVD series designed for people interested in learning how to develop happier and healthier lives. The series is a ste...
Happiness in Medical Technology
'We're Ready to Prove It!'
...eparation of embryonic stem cells made available through Clonaid's sister company, Stemaid ( www.stemaid.com ).
"I was tremendously moved by the happiness
of those we've helped to have children through our cloning project," she said. "But I was probably even more touched when I saw a Stemaid patient who ...
Mindset Media Study Reveals Which Independent Voters Favor Obama Vs. McCain
...elieving that imagination and intellectual curiosity
contribute to a life well lived. They are receptive to their own inner
feelings and may feel both happiness
and unhappiness more intensely than
People who display low levels of dogmatism (Dogmatism 1's) disdain
so-called moral authorities, especial...
HealthMedia and Aetna to Study Online Insomnia and Depression Interventions
... recognize that depression and insomnia are both problems that are
major drivers of healthcare costs, employee productivity and the overall
health and happiness
of our members," said Michael Golinkoff, PhD, Aetna
National Clinical Director. "We are very optimistic that these two
HealthMedia programs can add tr...
Happiness in Medical Dictionary
Preventive health care
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Happiness in Biological News
Lack of happiness hormone serotonin in the brain causes impaired maternal behavior in mice
A lack of serotonin, commonly known as the "happiness hormone", in the brain slows the growth of mice after birth and is responsible for impaired maternal behavior later in life. This was the result of research conducted by Dr. Natalia Alenina, Dana Kikic, and Professor Michael Bader of the Max De...
Can happiness be inherited?
Oxford, UK, 14 May 2009 - A new article published in Elsevier's journal Bioscience Hypotheses ( www.elsevier.com/bihy ) suggests that our feelings in our lifetime can affect our children.
Dr. Halabe Bucay suggests that a wide range of chemicals that our brain generates when we are in differen...
Network science for eternal happiness and good business
Norwich scientists are hosting this year's annual Network Science conference, an international event that brings together the world's top experts on this exciting and growing subject.
Network science is a new way of looking at the world and of solving problems from the recovery of lost cell fun...
Saving the economy and saving the planet
...in the Global Financial Crisis series hosted by the Economic and Social Research Council, which has explored the impact of the recession on health and happiness
Eat, drink and be merry?
...Arkansas in the US. Their findings are published in Springer's Journal of happiness
Childhood obesity is a major public health issue worldwide. I...ooked at the fast food and soft drink consumption, body weight and level of happiness
of 2,366 children aged between 2 and 12 years old. Fast food included Fren...
Body image program reduces onset of obesity and eating disorders
...ers, Oregon Research Institute (ORI) scientists help young women reduce the influence of the thin ideal, which is described as associating success and happiness
with being thin.
ORI scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D. and his colleagues have found that their obesity prevention program reduced the risk for onset of...
Are humans hardwired for fairness?
...responding to the fairness of the offer, not to the amount of the windfall. When they did this, and asked the subjects to rate themselves on scales of happiness
and contempt, they had some interesting findings: Even when they stood to gain exactly the same dollar amount of free money, the subjects were much ha...
Book examines clash of capitalism and the environment
...out the entire period following World War II, as incomes skyrocketed in the United States and other advanced economies, reported life satisfaction and happiness
levels stagnated or even declined slightly.
Speth says that these studies suggest the need for a radical rethinking and reordering of societys...
Genes hold the key to how happy we are, scientists say
in life is as much down to having the right geneti...itute for Medical Research in Australia found that happiness
is partly determined by personality traits and that both personality and happiness
are largely hereditary.
Using a framework which...
The myth of runner's high revisited with brain imaging
...rocessing. Moreover, we observed a significant increase of the euphoria and happiness
ratings compared to the ratings before the running exercise.' Professor Tho...F]FDPN was in the PET scan. And this means that the ratings of euphoria and happiness
correlated directly with the release of the endorphins.' In addition, as a ...
Happiness in Biological Technology
Techne Corporation Announces the Retirement of G. Arthur Herbert, a Member of Its Board of Directors
...y a very sincere and good man who is beloved by all of us including Directors and staff. We will miss him terribly but wish him good health and great happiness
in his retirement years."
Techne Corporation has two operating subsidiaries: Research and Diagnostic Systems, Inc. (R&D Systems) of Minneapo...
PRC Government Grants High-Tech Status to AOBO Subsidiaries
...the company's subsidiaries, Heilongjiang
Songhuajiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. ("HSPL"), Changchun Xin'an
Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. ("CCXA"), and Three happiness
Bioengineering Co., Ltd.
("Three Happiness") high-tech enterprise status. Prior to today's
announcement, AOBO's other two subsidiaries: Guangxi BOKE ...
Celebrating Wisconsins entrepreneurial spirit
...orked with over the years, pointing out that when strong and talented people are brought in a business gets larger and stronger. Employee loyalty and happiness
is very important to him when he realized that a woman he hired had rationed her paycheck to pay for daycare, he made sure that the company would pay...
Unique profiles, anecdotes increase Millionaire Womens net worth
...njoyable section described a millionaire bookkeeper who never bothered to tell her friends she was loaded. "Like most of her cohorts, she derived much happiness
from activities that are inexpensive yet enjoyable," Stanley writes. "She was active in various groups at her church and, like the majority of million...
Year ahead offers payoff for hard work
...nies as two areas ripe for rapid consolidation in the first half of 2005.
At the start of each year it is typical to send greetings wishing health, happiness
and prosperity. For the first time in a few years, it feels right to extend that wish with a sense of optimism (and, dare I say it, certainty). May th...
Happiness in Biological Dictionary
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... Philosophy. Altruism summary with 4 pages of encyclopedia entries, research information, and more. Study finds connection between altruism and happiness
in the realm of love, with altruism on the rise. ... Altruism may breed better marriages, a new study suggests. ... This number is the Altru...