A new way to look at emotions – and how to master yours
BBC News - 10/12/2017
One day at graduate school, one of Lisa Feldman Barrett’s colleagues asked her out on a date. Barrett, a psychologist at Northeastern Universtiy, didn’t really fancy him, but she had been in the lab all day and felt like a change of scenery, so she agreed to go to the local coffee shop. As they chatted, however, she started to become flushed in the face, her stomach was churning, and her head seemed to whirl. Maybe she was wrong, she thought: perhaps she really did like him. By the time they left, she’d already agreed to go on a second date.