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New Emotion Science Article

The Waking and Dreaming of Emotions

Have you ever pondered if your dreams of losing teeth, fighting with giants, or being in a room with a lion held any meaning? The association between dreams and waking-life is related to our emotional experiences. Our latest article by guest author Charon Wong explores the continuity between waking and dream emotions and the role of dreams as an emotional regulatory mechanism.

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New Emotion Science Article

Cultivating Shame Resilience

Shame results from seeing oneself as inferior and powerless to change one’s circumstances. This emotion can often lead to one feeling trapped and can be detrimental to our well-being. But we can learn to manage this self-conscious emotion – it starts by listening to your inner voice. Embracing your actual, instead of your ideal self is one way to build your shame resilience. Guest author Lee Jia Ying shows us how.

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Emotion Science Article

When Art does not Imitate Life: The Distortion of Mental Health in Popular Media

In the effort to raise mental health awareness throughout the past decade, much attention has been placed upon popular media. The stigmatisation of toxic ideas through come-and-go trends begs the question: Are we really doing enough to correct misconceptions of mental illness? Guest author Lauren Chai helps us break down these tropes.

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Emotion Science Article

The Emotions of Influence

What emotions reside at the core of effective influence? Leaders that inspire and those who rouse feelings of awe are likely to motivate followers to set aside personal interests for the collective good. These self-transcendent emotions may be what makes these leaders so effective and influential.

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Living Alone and Loneliness

Loneliness is on the rise across urbanized environments. Our tech-saturated, time-poor and solitary existences also takes a toll on our psychological well-being. Eugene Tee discusses some of the research on the effects of loneliness.

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Books

The Science of Feelings

The story of our emotions is regularly told through the scientific literature. But it is a story that should be told through casual conversations and accessible reading. The Science of Feelings bridges the gap between the scientific literature with the casual readership, re-telling the story of our emotions in a lively, thought-provoking that stays true to scholarly research. The book invites you to contemplate, ponder, and be curious about the essence of what makes us truly human. Check out Eugene Tee's latest book on emotions - a psychological tale of our feelings told through the eyes of philosophers, biologists, neuroscientists, sociologists, and economists.

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