3rd Sunday

You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them
By Lisa Feldman 

Duration: 19 minutes

Summary:

  • 0': The way we think about emotions is wrong
  • 2'58: Emotions are guesses created by our brains and we have some control over them
  • 7'27: The complexity of our emotions and how it is constructed by our brains
  • 11'25: Emotions are made by you
  • 14'08: How to cultivate this emotional intelligence

 

About the Speaker:

Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. Dr. Barrett has published the book How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain and 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers. She received a National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award for her revolutionary research on emotion in the brain.