07 Jul Brain Quickly Detects Happiness in Others
Brain Quickly Detects Happiness in Others
Study finds people perceive positive expressions more accurately than sad ones
MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to picking up emotional signals from others, the brain responds to happiness faster than sadness, a new study has found.
Researchers at the University of Barcelona in Spain zeroed in on the right cerebral hemisphere as the brain’s center for processing emotional signals from other people. Not only does the right hemisphere process emotions faster than the left hemisphere, it’s particularly eager when it comes to happy vibes, they found.
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