emotion

In 2013, the NHS trust I worked for did away with the traditional transition at 18 years from Child and Adolescent to Adult Mental Health Services. A Child and Family service was created to work with those up to 14 years, and a new Youth Service working with those aged...

Michael Jawer's new book is Sensitive Soul: The Unseen Role of Emotion in Extraordinary States.

Emotion is central to your argument in your new book. Does your interpretation of the term emotion differ from the conventional meaning? 
I consider emotion to...

When people from the island of Bali in Indonesia are afraid, they fall asleep. Or at least, that’s what they’re supposed to do.

Falling asleep might seem like a strange thing to do when you’re afraid. If you’re from a Western culture, you’re supposed to freeze on the...

The imposition of social distancing and regulations to prohibit mass gatherings by the UK government (and many others) created an oft-repeated ‘new normal’ that has had a multitude of ongoing effects on families, organisations and communities (some of which may not be...

Many would consider what England Rugby are facing on Saturday as a high-pressure situation. Whilst pressure is very much in the eye of the beholder, the event importance, public scrutiny, requirement for effort, and inherent uncertainty of competition supplies...

Emotional shorts is a collection of podcasts developed by experts at the Centre for the History of Emotions at the Queen Mary University. Blending the humanities with science and history, each podcast candidly explores ways in which humans have engaged with emotions such as...

Two exhibitions are underway at the Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester this spring, featuring newly commissioned artworks which invite us to explore different experiences of being human, including the relationship between our...

The Neuroscience of Emotion provides an overview of the history, current theories and, importantly, limitations of research in emotion. It serves as an introduction to the field primarily for research scientists in adjacent areas, as it presumes the reader has a firm grasp of...

In a nutshell, what is Emotion-Focused Therapy?

It's an exploratory process which views the empathic relationship and, more specifically, empathic attunement to affect, as being most important. People experience painful emotions and these are seen as...

Emotional labour, or being forced to show emotions that don’t reflect what you’re actually feeling, has been studied extensively among service industry workers. However, Dr Ludmila Musalová, who works with consultancy and research company Greenstreet Berman...