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New Emotion Science Article

A Future for Empathy

We are witnessing the dawn of the era of intelligent machines – computer systems that think, make decisions, and act as efficiently – sometimes more so than human brains. What place do us (mere) human beings have in a world where artificial intelligence (AI) dominates? Ironically, maybe it’s the very idiosyncrasies and irrationalities – the very things that define our humanity, that help keep us future-relevant.

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Podcasts

Impurrfect Expressions

What is it about some dolls, androids and even the depiction of andromorphic cats that leads to a strange, uncomfortable reaction from us? Let us know what you think – Eugene Tee shares his views on the uncanny valley effect in this podcast.

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Emotion Science Article

Awe: Aesthetics, Self-Transcendence and the Overview Effect

Awe can literally be an out-of-this-world experience. This aesthetic and self-transcendent emotion can also elicit a sense of oneness, and connectedness with the world around us.

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Emotion Science Article

Elevating Pleasantness: Savouring Positive Experiences for Well-Being

Prolonging experiences that elicit positive emotions has been shown to be beneficial for our well-being. Read on to find out how you can savour the goodness that comes your way.

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Emotion Science Article

Does Being Emotionally Intelligent Pay?

There is considerable evidence that emotional intelligence can help us better cope with stress, resolve conflict, and be more effective leaders. Can this important skill, however, help increase financial gain for an individual? Are individuals high on emotional intelligence paid more than those low on emotional intelligence?

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Books

Mindfulness and Emotions: Understanding Your Mind and the Benefits of Being Present

What is Mindfulness, and why is it so crucial for our psychological well-being? Sandy Clarke and Eugene Tee present an accessible and informative read on the science of mindfulness, along with practical tips on how to develop this important skill.

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Positive Negatives

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How and Why do we Feel?

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