- Aggressive Driving and Road Rage
Road rage is ubiquitous in America today. Evidently the average commute in our cities, towns villages and on our
highways across the country is filled with anxiety, stress, antagonism, discontent, and fear that encourages such incidents. Most of the victims recognize a dramatic increase in road rage.
(Added: 23-Jan-2000 Hits: 4987)
- Basic Emotions
Many psychologists have claimed that certain emotions are more fundamental than others, often for very different reasons. According to the PEN Model, emotions arise as aspects of a person's personality. Many Personality Disorders include problems with emotions, in addition to problems with thoughts and behavior.
(Added: 29-Mar-2000 Hits: 18630)
- Driving Behavior
Articles and links to web pages about human behavior and its relationship to the driving task. Subjects include aggressive driving, speeding, and road rage.
(Added: 30-Nov-2000 Hits: 2330)
- Emotional Participation in Decision-making
The results of recent neurophysiological and neuropsychological research make it necessary to take into account the participation of emotions in decision processes. The amygdala, which has revealed itself as a structure capable of assigning emotional meaning to environmental stimuli (assessment) gives rise to a series of reactions that include motor, autonomic, endocrine and central nervous system adaptations (emotional expression). All of these changes also feed back on the brain, producing what is known as emotional experience or feelings.
(Added: 28-Mar-2000 Hits: 4291)
- Facial Expressions
The use of facial expression for measuring people's emotions has dominated psychology since the late 1960s when Paul Ekman, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco and Carroll Izard, PhD, of the University of Delaware, reawakened the study of emotion by linking expressions to a group of basic emotions.
(Added: 3-Nov-2001 Hits: 7856)
- Musical Emotion Profiler
The universal appeal of music is largely due to the emotional rewards that music offers to its listeners. But what makes these rewards so special? We have done extensive research on this topic and invite you to participate in our research! You can do so by taking a test we call the Music Emotion Profiler. As soon as you submit your answers, the Music Emotion Profiler will display the profile of emotions that you feel when listening to a given piece of music. Curious?
(Added: 9-Mar-2007 Hits: 1702)