A Northeastern collaboration in the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Lab, with the Mind and Life Institute, have worked together on a study which developed the Qwantify app to help understand desires – everything from wanting a cup of coffee, wanting to feel accomplished, and anything in-between.
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett recently wrote about the research her lab is doing regarding emotions and how there are flaws in the traditional view of emotions.
Does romantic love look the same way on our brains as alcohol, tobacco, or cocaine? Well, yes, as a matter of fact, it does.
In the middle of the human brain there is a tiny structure shaped like an elongated donut that plays a crucial role in managing how the body functions.