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How do our emotions work?

Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett recently wrote a piece for in which she discusses the ecology of the mind. She draws from the new Disney-Pixar movie “Inside Out,” which is about a young girl’s life portrayed through various characters each representing a different emotion.

But Barrett explains that the research in her lab shows that emotions cannot be put into individual categories, but that it’s a collection of experiences.

You can read Barrett’s full post here.

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