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Sad Music Can Bring On Real Sadness

Sad Music Can Bring On Real Sadness | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A unique study by Finnish researchers shows that listening to sad music can cause genuine sadness in listeners, and that people's personalities have an important effect on the emotional responses to sad music.

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How listening to an iPod shrinks your sense of personal space

How listening to an iPod shrinks your sense of personal space | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Positive music played over headphones (but not speakers) had the effect of shrinking the participants' sense of personal space

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Facebook Use Affects Mood Differently To Stress And Relaxation

Facebook Use Affects Mood Differently To Stress And Relaxation | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Researchers measured people's physical and psychological responses while they used Facebook, performed a stressful task, or just relaxed, and found each of these activities appears to have a different effect on mood and arousal.

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