As they entered the long dining-room it was obvious that the day was still Sunday, although the mood
was slightly abating.
With all his strength he tried to hold and to understand the mood that had come upon him.
In some way chastened and purified by the mood they had been in, they became, not man and woman, not boy and girl, but excited little animals.
A new study has found it's not just colds people pick up from their friends - but good and bad moods
Just as those with friends who exhibited bad moods
also ended up in a bad mood
, those students who had friends who exhibited good moods
frequently ended up sharing in those good moods
View-Masters," writes Cappello, "might just be a means of gaining access to moods
In short, more of us spend more time in a bad mood
at work than ever before.
They discovered that the number of people with a "cyclothymic" temperament, characterised by rapid, frequent swings between sad and cheerful moods
, was significantly higher in those born in the summer.
For instance, because negative moods
are thought to recruit systematic, cautious and deliberate processing patterns when analyzing new data (Gasper, 2003), it would be interesting to determine if negative moods
may actually promote cognitive performance in simulation-based systems that require experimentation, hypotheses testing and discovery-based learning (Liew et al.
They're one of the best sources of the mood
-boosting mineral selenium, which can ward off low mood
There is evidence dietary changes can change our brain chemistry - altering the hormones responsible for controlling our mood
Just like rain storms, bad moods
are going to happen out of the blue.
Before continuing, I'll acknowledge that moods
might seem like an unsophisticated subject for serious research.
You recognise productive moods
when they appear: the right levels of energy--not too hyper, not too placid; the right rhythms of time--people listening to each other, not talking over each other, but still eager to contribute; the right permissiveness--people willing to try out ideas but also to take responsibility for their positions.
The findings of all the studies combined contribute to current research by demonstrating that individuals can select healthy or indulgent foods depending on their moods
, an area previously under-represented in past clinical research on the role of healthy foods.