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  • That Is Not How Your Brain Works

    Forget these scientific myths to better understand your brain and yourself.

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    That Is Not How Your Brain Works

    Forget these scientific myths to better understand your brain and yourself.

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    How to Defuse Offensive Speech

    The claim that speech can be violence is dangerous, it is argued, because it exacerbates the emotional vulnerability that’s already rampant in the “Internet generation,” of which today’s undergraduates are a part.Image by Eduard Bezembinder / Flickr If you Google “It’s been emotional,” even without quotes, you’ll find that a clip from Guy Ritchie’s 1998 […]

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    Emotional Intelligence Needs a Rewrite

    Think you can read people’s emotions? Think again.

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    Ingenious: Lisa Feldman Barrett

    Inside a new theory of emotions that spotlights how the brain works.