People protest at a demonstration in Market Square, in Cleveland. The demonstration was organized in protest of President Donald Trump’s immigration order.
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A lot of moral outrage has been expressed lately – over Trump's travel ban and other issues. The expression of such outrage is more than a response to perceived injustice.
Why are so many Trump supporters spoiling for a fight?
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A unique poll from Penn State’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy tracks how the nation is feeling.
It’s far too easy to type in haste and repent at leisure.
The issues of accessibility, communication and connection are especially relevant when it comes to understanding why so many people vent their spleen on social media.
Debates about religion trigger strong emotional feelings especially on social media.
What research says about why debates about faith get so heated online.
The mind and body can be linked in mysterious ways ...
The roads are a common place to feel angry, but the most dangerous.
Every day, drivers get angry and aggressive, and the evidence is mounting that this can put themselves and others at great risk.
It's too easy to make assumptions based on an accent or the pitch of a voice.
Opposing a candidate is more confidence-building, and action-driving, than supporting one.
Opposition inspires more confidence in one's position than support and also helps to turn judgments into actions. This helps explain why attack ads are a crucial tool in politicians' arsenals.
Anger and aggression are the “fight” side of the “fight or flight response”.
You're at the park with the kids. Everyone's having fun, and then a strange dog appears, baring its teeth. Your protective response is the evolutionary function of anger.
We’ve all met the angry driver – but how should a driver-less car react to such behaviour?
Driverless cars could soon be cruising Australian roads if South Australia gives the go-ahead to reforms to its road legislation. The technology promises to increase safety on our roads, but what happens…
Can anger in the workplace be beneficial?
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Anger has traditionally been considered an emotion to be avoided at work as it is often linked to a lack of personal control. Anger at work is often seen as unprofessional; an uncontrolled response linked…
When the rage starts to rise, don’t detonate – evaluate.
Misery is psychology’s stale bread and rancid butter. The field heaps attention on sadness, fear and anxiety, and their psychiatric cousins depression, phobia and neurosis. Anger receives much less scrutiny…