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  1. fitness
    Tell Yourself You Like Your Workout, You’ll Do It MoreManipulation helps.
  2. To Save Money, Pay Attention to Your MoodCertain emotional states make for better shopping decisions.
  3. How the Way You Breathe Affects What You RememberThis one applies to the nose only — sorry, mouth-breathers.
  4. emotions
    The Chinese Word for Anger Shows the Best Way to Get MadWhether personal or political, it’s good to generate qi.
  5. Switching Detention for Meditation Seems to Really WorkTeach kids to process their emotions and their teachers won’t have to.
  6. 3 Ways to Channel Your Raging Emotions Into ActionInsights from behavioral scientists on how to pin down your feelings.
  7. There’s a Link Between Emotional Intelligence and Understanding Your BodyPeople who have a difficult time knowing when they’re sad or happy also struggle to identify things like fatigue or hunger.
  8. A Little Loneliness Can Be a Very Good ThingIf you use it correctly, that is.
  9. Why Psychologists Say Anxiety Is the ‘Shadow’ of IntelligenceWhat else is going to make you plan for stuff?
  10. motivation
    Get Yourself to Do Stuff by Appealing to Your Own Sense of PrideIn a new book, a researcher argues that pride is the secret key to motivation.
  11. Judges Give Harsher Sentences When Their Football Team LosesAnd it’s worse for black defendants.
  12. It’s Almost Impossible to Tell a Joyful Face From an Anguished OneTwo extreme emotions, one facial expression
  13. 10 Extremely Precise Words for Emotions You Didn’t Even Know You HadAre you feeling awumbuk, that emptiness after a guest leaves? Or are you in the grips of torschlusspanik, the jitters elicited by a looming deadline?
  14. How Only Being Able to Use Logic to Make Decisions Destroyed a Man’s Life“To obtain the best results, emotions must be kept out.”
  15. Here Are the Feels That Make Internet Things Go ViralDoes contentment make good content?
  16. The People Who Store Their Emotions in Their FingertipsWith tactile-emotional synesthesia, just touching fabric is enough to trigger extreme sadness or disgust.
  17. Nothing Wrong With Bottling Up Your Feelings, British News Site ArguesAn appropriately reserved defense of the stiff upper lip.
  18. Hearing Your Own Voice Can Change Your MoodAfter people heard themselves sounding happy, they became a little bit happier.
  19. hairy situations
    NFL Players Simultaneously Style Their Daughters’ Hair and Melt Your Icy HeartThat thud you just felt was your egg dropping.
  20. jealousy
    How Envy Changes As You Get OlderThe things you’re jealous of at 20 aren’t the same as the things that will drive you nuts at 50. 
  21. emotions
    Here’s the Science of the Happy CryBecause the geniuses at Oxford Dictionaries just chose the corresponding emoji as “word of the year.”
  22. ayo technology
    Your Guide to the New Facebook Response ButtonsFinally, we don’t have to “Like” everything.
  23. creativity
    The Creative Perks of Feeling Happy-SadMixed emotions seem to fuel the imagination. 
  24. companions
    The World’s First Robot With Feelings Is a Big Hit“Pepper” sold out in under a minute.
  25. social psychology
    Is There an Antidote for Emotional Contagion? Protect yourself from catching other people’s bad moods. 
  26. crying
    How to Stop Yourself From CryingA general rule to remember.
  27. health
    A Sense of Wonder May Be Good for Your HealthNew research on the benefits of feeling awe.
  28. social psychology
    Looking at Money Makes You an Emotionless RobotIt seems to prompt us to act businesslike.
  29. charts
    Smelling Something Fishy Actually Makes People More SuspiciousAnd four more clichés that mean more than you think.
  30. evolution
    Why Angry Faces Look the Same EverywhereThe science of grrrrrrrrrr.
  31. emotions
    An Emo Moment With Robert PattinsonLonely in a crowd. 
  32. feeling feelings
    Let This App Make Sense of Your EmotionsMove over, mood rings.
  33. feelings
    Women Sad, Men Fearful; Humans E-MailThe first large-scale study of sentiment in e-mail found that men and women e-mail differently.