2001: A Space Odyssey's sentient computer will only ever be a work of science fiction, says a cognitive neuroscientist.
Imagine a collaboratively-designed smartphone app that could provide cues to an autistic individual -- about the emotional state of people they are communicating with.
Anger can help you in negotiations but it might get you fired if you don't learn your triggers and how to control it.
It has long been known that colour and emotion are linked – so could colour could be used as a language to express how we feel?
People who see themselves as conscientious consumers often buy items made by companies that violate their values because it's hard to keep that information in mind.
Some people believe different drinks make them feel differently. But the effect alcohol has on your mood depends on factors like where you are drinking it and how you're feeling at the time.
Whether we're happy or sad, it doesn't take much to turn on the waterworks. But how and why do humans cry?
With levels of political discourse reaching new lows, some might say the country could use a dose of shame and humility. At the same time, social media have unleashed a torrent of online shaming.
According to new research, the way you respond could determine whether or not you'll repeat the same mistake in the future.
Intuition is just one of many factors that shape what you believe.
Scientists are beginning to link animal facial expressions to emotions, making it possible for us to understand how they feel.
Even though sadness and bad moods have always been part of the human experience, we live in an age that ignores or devalues them. But we've much to gain from feeling sad now and again.
And if you don't, there's still time to change.
For all their defiant talk of 'business as usual', savvy leaders know that any good response to a crisis is also an emotional performance.
Most revenge isn't violent or dramatic, but instead involves petty acts against coworkers or lovers. And some types work better than others.
Research shows empathy itself does not have any limits. If it appears limited, it is because of people's goals, values and choices.
A new study of captive dolphins has found that those engaging in synchronised swimming make more optimistic judgements about an unknown event.
Robots may match humans in recognising different types of emotions in the next few decades.
What research says about why debates about faith get so heated online.
The polls convinced many that Clinton was headed to the White House. But the polls were misleading – and one behavioral scientist thinks emotion led respondents to mislead pollsters on purpose.