From Science Blog: People know more nega­tive emotion words than posi­tive or neutral words — 50 percent nega­tive, 30 percent posi­tive and 20 percent neutral. The cogni­tive expla­na­tion is that we process nega­tive and posi­tive emotions in two chan­nels. · Go to Linguis­tics may be clue to emotions →