Emotions

Face masks impair nonverbal communication between individuals

Published: 21Feb2022

Since the onset of the worldwide pandemic, face masks have been widely adopted to control the spread of COVID-19. While masks are critical for mitigating disease contagion, they hide parts of our...

Do emotions impact decisions on punishment in the context of crime?

Published: 7Feb2022

Anger is a key emotion in understanding public opinion towards crime and punishment: it is frequently mobilized in public discourse and is elicited by specific incidents. But what role do emotions...

Human sounds convey emotions better than words do

Published: 18Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Brain uses “older” systems/structures to preferentially process emotion expressed through vocalizations

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