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emotions

Do early interactions shape smarts?

Your intellect and behavioral tendencies may depend in part on the amount of affection you experienced as a kid.

Do emotions steer your eating?

Some candid questions can help you understand food choices—and whether you have a bigger problem than you realize.

1 in 3 kids are sleep-deprived

Children ages 6 to 12 should be getting at least nine hours of sleep each night—but 12 would be better.

Study: Eat healthy, be happy

Those who embrace healthier food choices are likely to experience less anxiety and better moods.

Feeling glum? Just embrace it

Studies show you shouldn't browbeat yourself for your blue mood. Acknowledge and accept it—and then move on.

A guiding light

Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

Stressful life, sleepless night

About a third of Americans are sleep-deprived as a result of political and economic anxieties.

Study: 3 in 4 struggle with loneliness

It even afflicts those who aren't necessarily considered high risk for emotional problems—and it's particularly pernicious in the late 20s, mid-50s and 80s.

Early support may help kids manage later

Preschool children given high levels of caring comfort show specific brain changes.

Horses may know what you’re feeling

Looking at photos of human faces, the equines seemed especially attuned to negative emotions like anger.

New type of antidepressant shows promise

More study is needed, but the compound may fight the condition in a different way.

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