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  • It’s a Fine Line between (Sexual) Pleasure and Pain

    It’s a Fine Line between (Sexual) Pleasure and Pain0

    Sexual behavior: it is one of the most universal behaviors, and yet one of the biggest taboos in many cultures. It can be experienced with excitement and pride as well as disgust and guilt. It seems this ambivalence surrounding sexual behavior is actually rooted in the act itself, and our expressions of sexual excitement. Researchers

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  • What Bodies Say About Faces

    What Bodies Say About Faces0

    Tennis players are psychologically amusing creatures. Their weird sounds and desperate faces show us a wide range of strong emotions. But actually it’s their body language that tells us the most about what they’re feeling, researchers recently discovered. We usually detect the mental state of people by looking at their faces. The most subtile expressions

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  • Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Unique Study of the Brain’s Face Area

    Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Unique Study of the Brain’s Face Area0

    Humans are social beings and as such one of our crucial abilities is to successfully tell a large number of faces apart, even though they might be very similar in appearance. This ability is reflected in a finding reported in last week’s edition of The Journal of Neuroscience where researchers identified two brain regions, each

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  • Smile Reveals Feelings of Power

    Smile Reveals Feelings of Power0

    Are you a person that easily laughs along with others? Always ready to copy someone else’s smile? That is very kind, but it reveals more than you’d like. Mimicking facial expressions is related to feelings of power, a new experiment shows. Researchers of the University of California in San Diego tested the way people react

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