The meaning of emotions may differ around the world

Scientists found that emotions have different meanings across 2,474 spoken languages, but that there are universal sources of structure. The Somali word for fear is cabsi. In Tagalog, takot. In Icelandic, √≥tti. But do these translations communicate the same human experience? Psychology researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in collaboration with […]

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Students do better in school when they can understand, manage emotions

Students who are better able to understand and manage their emotions effectively, a skill known as emotional intelligence, do better at school than their less skilled peers, as measured by grades and standardized test scores, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.advertisement “Although we know that high intelligence and a conscientious personality are […]

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