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In the midst of a depressing breakup, it can be hard to imagine feeling anything but sad for quite a while. This is no failure of the imagination: New research confirms that the saddest times stick with us the longest. The study, published online today in Motivation and Emotion, examined how long 27 different read
It may not have seemed like it in the middle of high school Spanish class, but actually mastering those flash cards and learning new words can make your brain a happy camper. A new study suggests that our neurological reward system is responsible for that satisfaction. The small study, to be published in an upcoming read