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Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by EntertainingYou: 8:37am On Jul 18, 2018
Being in an bad mood can enable certain individuals to think all the more proficiently as far as their capacity to center consideration, oversee time and organize undertakings, as per new research.

New research found that being in a bad mood can help some people’s executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritize tasks. The same study found that a good mood has a negative effect on it in some cases.

Tara McAuley, a psychology professor at the University of Waterloo, and Martyn S. Gabel, a PhD candidate, explored whether our emotional reactivity shaped how mood influences the kinds of thinking skills we need to navigate the demands and stresses of day-to-day life. Emotional reactivity refers to the sensitivity, intensity and duration of our emotional responses associated with our mood.

“Our results show that there are some people for whom a bad mood may actually hone the kind of thinking skills that are important for everyday life,” said McAuley.

The high-reactive individuals – people who have rapid, intense, and enduring emotional responses – performed better on executive function tasks when experiencing a bad mood. Low-reactive individuals showed the opposite effect, with bad mood associated with worse executive functioning.

This pattern of results supports the view that a bad mood may help with some executive skills – but only for people who are more emotionally reactive.

“People shouldn’t interpret the results as saying it’s fine to fly off the handle or overreact, or to be grouchy,” said McAuley. “We know that emotional reactivity differs from person to person starting at a very early age and that these individual differences have implications for mental health later in development.”

Further research is needed to explain the relationship, but some studies suggest that high-reactive people are more accustomed to experiencing negative emotions. As such, bad moods may be less distracting for them compared with lower-reactive people.
The study included 95 participants, each of whom completed nine distinct tasks and questionnaires that measure the interplay of mood, emotional reactivity and various working memory and analytic challenges.

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by boss1310(m): 7:38pm On Jul 18, 2018
I think its true

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by dingbang(m): 7:38pm On Jul 18, 2018
So are they saying we should be in a bad mood all the time? grin





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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Betakeshi: 7:38pm On Jul 18, 2018
angry
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by nairalanduseles: 7:38pm On Jul 18, 2018
and give u high blood pressure........weak researchers

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by LazyNairalander(m): 7:38pm On Jul 18, 2018
Really?


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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Wenner: 7:39pm On Jul 18, 2018
Lalastica over to you.

A keg of Ogogoro for the person below
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Jidibia(m): 7:39pm On Jul 18, 2018
Not for Africans.

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by dexterbam(m): 7:39pm On Jul 18, 2018
Really
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by RealDonaldTrump(m): 7:39pm On Jul 18, 2018
How about this mood

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Oluwasaeon(m): 7:39pm On Jul 18, 2018
Not when the bad mood is created by this government

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by 9jaown(m): 7:39pm On Jul 18, 2018
Me dat am always in a bad mood

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Jidibia(m): 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
Wenner:
Lalastica over to you.

A keg of Ogogoro for the person below
A bottle of otapiapia for the person above.

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by owomida1: 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
You people shaa want to configure our lives to remain permanently in bad mood.

What self?

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Angy55(f): 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
I can relate. This research is correct.

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Nobody: 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
This's arguably true as being in a bad mood helps your discerning ability to figure a solution out of your problem

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by IndependentGirl: 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
Speaking from experience, very true

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Godswillnwaoma(m): 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
Dem no get​Sense

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by DrHighchief(m): 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
Ovoko..
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by nrexzy: 7:40pm On Jul 18, 2018
I no sure cos every Nigerian is in a bad mood by default

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by CodeTemplar: 7:41pm On Jul 18, 2018
Research upon research!
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Juliusmalema: 7:41pm On Jul 18, 2018
we are already on bad mood since buhari assume power but some person's brain productivity is still zero....eg ekiti state.

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Chapelbeatz(m): 7:41pm On Jul 18, 2018
Okayyyyyyy ah for say.
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by MANNABBQGRILLS: 7:41pm On Jul 18, 2018
Lol, no wonder some people body dey always HOT like fire!

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by jendhorlee(m): 7:41pm On Jul 18, 2018
fake fake researchers everywhere
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by GlorifiedTunde(m): 7:41pm On Jul 18, 2018
Science has reached a state of confusion in recent times undecided

It seems to be going back and forth on theories and discoveries.

New research found that being in a bad mood can help some people’s executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage time and prioritize tasks. The same study found that a good mood has a negative effect on it in some cases

Bad mood is a state of emotional lowness associated with lack of motivation. How then will this work?

Your subjects of observation must be a deviation from human normalcy.

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by Nobody: 7:42pm On Jul 18, 2018
...To commit evil
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by kenslimz(m): 7:42pm On Jul 18, 2018
I doubt this one
Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by mosegifted: 7:43pm On Jul 18, 2018
Very correct

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Re: Research Reveals That Being In A Bad Mood Can Improve Your Brain’s Productivity by dosage150(m): 7:43pm On Jul 18, 2018
Jidibia:
A bottle of otapiapia for the person above.
laughing loudly here u no get joy at all

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