We are in the midst of a drought – a human-touch drought! Can the somewhat mysterious practice of ASMR be a solution to this problem?
Social interaction is necessary for humans to learn, sense, and understand each other.
Science confirms, yet again, that brutish behaviour can be an effective path to power. And not just in humans, but in chimpanzees, too.
Spending time alone is common across the lifespan, and yet, we still do not fully understand when, why and for whom it confers risks versus benefits.
The brain’s defence system plays a greater role in helping behaviour than was previously thought.
- Mind & Brain
New research in mice has identified neurons in the brain that influence competitive interactions between individuals.
Being kind seems to be a high-level skill; it requires the ability to see through the eyes of another, then to imagine what they need, emotionally.
Joint attention is the ability for two or more people to share attention about something in the world around us.
Being attractive does not just mean looking great, wearing branded clothes, and being stylish.
Gossip is often considered socially taboo and dismissed for its negative tone, but a Dartmouth study illustrates some of its merits.
I will start with a disclaimer that I came from a family of ‘huggers’ described aptly.
Eros challenged the face of time and the future pathways of others with his political meddling of emotions.
Emotional intelligence has to do with one’s ability to both recognise and control their own emotions.
Whether you decided to engage in social distancing in the early stages of COVID-19 depended on how much information your working memory could hold.
Lack of touch at the times of infancy has shown adverse effects on the behaviour such as hostile aggression.