When Emotions are misleading: Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Decision Making

Have you been feeling anxious or depressed lately? It’s okay, 2016 has been tough on all of us. Despite the discomfort that comes with negative emotions, they are a crucial part of our lives. However, when emotions get out of balance, they can lead to some pretty poor decision making. Continue reading When Emotions are misleading: Effects of Anxiety and Depression on Decision Making

Second Blooming: Age-related Positivity Effect

Recent findings show that older adults control their emotions better, experience less negative emotions, notice, remember, and focus on the pleasant facts and events, are prone to embellish their memories, and strongly believe in universal benevolence. Continue reading Second Blooming: Age-related Positivity Effect