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Shensheng Wang

Ph.D. Candidate in Psychology, Emory University
Shensheng Wang is a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology at Emory University. His research broadly focuses on the cognitive and developmental underpinnings of humanness perception, a process that might shed light on diverse psychological phenomena, including the uncanny valley effect, face animacy perception, and schadenfreude.

Why does it feel good to see someone fail?

Jan 07, 2019 13:25 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

In the Pixar animated film Inside Out, most of the plot plays out inside protagonist Rileys head, where five emotions Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger direct her behavior. The film was released to glowing...

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Economy

South Korea gave Japan until the end of May to withdraw export controls, but the latter kept mum.

South Korea will reopen its complaint at the World Trade Organization over Japans tightened export controls, as the latter has not shown willingness to settle the trade dispute. South Korea gave Japan until the end of...

The company's stores in Motesando, Ginza, and Shibuya are all reopening with the biggest and latest outlets in Marunouchi.

Apple Inc.s 10 stores in Japan will be open by Wednesday, a week after the company had resumed sales at two of them. The companys stores in Motesando, Ginza, and Shibuya are all reopening with the biggest and latest...

A South Korean trade ministry official said they have been opening dialogue channels

Japan did not retract export restrictions on three critical industrial materials imposed on South Korea in a row over wartime forced labor as the end of the latters May deadline lapsed. Consequently, South Korea may...

The drop in GDP rankings came as South Korea posted a nominal economic growth rate of 1.4 percent in 2019

South Korea produced a nominal gross domestic product (GDP) valued at US$1.64 trillion in 2019 to rank 10th globally, down two spots from 2018. The data was based on the Organization for Economic Cooperations (OECD)...

Migrant workers make up over 90 percent of Singapore's COVID-19 cases.

Industry groups in Singapore warned that a reduction in foreign workers would have numerous implications on the economy. They were reacting to a call for a change of policies with migrant workers making up over 90...

Politics

Chelsea Clinton ‘would stand on the barricade’ to defend Barron Trump’s right to privacy

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former president Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, is a known critic of President Donald Trump. But one thing that the former first daughter cant stand is people attacking the POTUSs teenage...

Melania Trump allegedly forced to smile by Donald Trump at a church photo op

The United States First Lady has been making headlines earlier this week after a video of her and President Donald Trumps church visit. Reports and netizens claim that during a photo op with the press, he seemingly...

Donald Trump’s St. John’s Church photo op was Ivanka Trump’s idea, says White House official

President Donald Trump has been criticized for forcefully dispersing peaceful protesters from Lafayette Square so he could go to St. Johns Church on Monday. But a new report claims that the idea of staging a photoshoot...

Donald Trump doubles down on calling for state governors and mayors to take control of protests

As the protests on oppression continue to escalate into full-fledged violence between supposed demonstrators and the police, President Donald Trump has repeatedly blasted several Democratic officials and made threats on...

Joe Biden blasts Donald Trump's handling of protests in Philadelphia address

Former vice president Joe Biden took a different approach in being able to handle the ongoing protests that have since escalated to riots and heated altercations. With the protests spreading from one city and one state to...

Science

Expert claims there is archaeological proof of Nazareth and what life was like in Jesus's time

Archaeologists and historians have often wondered about the truth within the accounts written in the Bible. However, breakthroughs in archaeology have provided people some idea as to what life was like during the time...

NASA: Agency says the ice caps are melting faster than usual

Climate change is another issue that many are trying to spread awareness about, with global warming taking its toll on the global temperatures and on the polar regions. Now, NASA has revealed that the ice caps are melting...

SpaceX to prepare for another launch following success from latest mission

The privately-owned SpaceX, in partnership with NASA, made history as it successfully transported two NASA astronauts into space and to the International Space Station over the weekend. Following the success of the launch...

Ancient Pharaoh city believed to be a myth found submerged under the Nile river

Even though a lot of discoveries have been made in Egypt over time, archaeologists still manage to find more artifacts that shed more light on ancient times. Another breakthrough was made in Egypt as they found an entire...

Technology

‘World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’ zone Ardenweald is a visually-pleasing zone for the soul’s rebirth

Blizzard Entertainment unveiled new images to give fans a better idea of how one of its zones, Ardenweald, will look like in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. Ardenweald is a visually pleasing location that might make fans...

‘Warcraft 3: Reforged’ matchmaking overhaul eyed to improve 1v1, Team Matches

Some may be thinking that Warcraft 3: Reforged still has a long way to go before it becomes the game they expected to see launching earlier this year. On a positive note, Blizzard Entertainment has recently addressed...

‘The Last of Us Part 2’ has one monstrous infected surprise on June 16

Naughty Dog has granted fans to see more of the gameplay and story of The Last of Us Part 2. However, the developers decided to leave some of the biggest and scariest challenges a mystery until the sequels launches this...

Sony does not feel that it is a time for celebration, hence the postponement.

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC has postponed an online event to unveil games for its upcoming PlayStation 5 due to protests against racism across the United States connected with George Floyds death. The Sony Corp....
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