psychology http://kbia.org en Regret may not always be a bad thing, researcher says http://kbia.org/post/regret-may-not-always-be-bad-thing-researcher-says-0 <p></p><p>On this week's show, we'll discuss why regret might not always be a bad thing Thu, 02 May 2013 22:21:49 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 33093 at http://kbia.org Regret may not always be a bad thing, researcher says LISTEN: Researcher explores relationship between death, supernatural belief http://kbia.org/post/listen-researcher-explores-relationship-between-death-supernatural-belief <p></p><p>Awareness of death can lead people to strengthen and defend their own religious beliefs, according to a recent psychological study led by MU researcher Kenneth Vail.&nbsp;</p><p>And that doesn't just apply to those who believe in a higher power already. &nbsp;</p><p>The foundation of Vail's researcg comes from the idea that part of the motivation for religious belief is the awareness of death – an idea that has deep philosophical roots, Vail said. Recent experimental research also points to the notion that people use belief to help manage awareness of mortality.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Kellie Moore 28606 at http://kbia.org LISTEN: Researcher explores relationship between death, supernatural belief Regret may not always be a bad thing, researcher says http://kbia.org/post/regret-may-not-always-be-bad-thing-researcher-says <p>On this week's show, we'll discuss why regret might not always be a bad thing.<br> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:02:54 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 26794 at http://kbia.org Regret may not always be a bad thing, researcher says MU professor discusses his "happiness model" http://kbia.org/post/mu-professor-discusses-his-happiness-model <p>An MU psychology professor has put a tactical spin on happiness.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 21:58:27 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 13941 at http://kbia.org MU professor discusses his "happiness model"