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The Power of Verbalizing Emotions

Ever wonder why it makes you feel better to talk with friends, see a counselor, or write in your journal when you’re upset? Naming or labeling emotions reduces their intensity and helps make them easier to deal with… Read more

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Moral Decisions are Social Emotional Decisions

Would you kill one person to save others? Two recent medical articles here and here discuss recent findings by neuroscientists showing damage to a particular portion of the brain that is known to process social emotions can affect moral judgments… Read more

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