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Award-winning actor and comedian Fred Armisen joins us to discuss the paradoxes of horror, the epitome of all negative emotion—a mix of disgust, fear, and existential dread—that, when experienced safely, we strangely enjoy.

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The Feelings Lab hosts discuss Dr. Alan Cowen’s favorite emotion: doubt. This is more than just the dark side of curiosity. In fact, it may be the most pivotal emotion in human history.

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In this episode, we discuss the emotion of mirth with best-selling author and comedian John Hodgman. After learning how this ancient emotion, shared by all mammals, has evolved from horseplay into human wordplay, you’ll never look at laughter the same way.

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In this episode, we discuss the emotion of anxiety with special guest Dr. George Bonanno, a world-renowned expert in the field of bereavement and trauma, and learn how to cope with this all-too-pervasive feeling.

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Award-winning actor and comedian Fred Armisen joins us to discuss the paradoxes of horror, the epitome of all negative emotion—a mix of disgust, fear, and existential dread—that, when experienced safely, we strangely enjoy.

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With professional volleyball player Cassidy Lichtman, we discuss pride, an emotion that drives human achievement and structures the social hierarchy, but clearly also has a dark side.

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In our third episode, our hosts and drag queen Monet X Change discuss the vast spectrum of desire, the inherent politics and mysticism embedded in the emotion, its evolution, and its impact on culture. 

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In our second episode, we discuss the feeling of embarrassment with comedian Ali Kolbert and Dr. Jessica Tracy. It may be unpleasant, but it’s glue for the fabric of our social lives. 

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In Episode 1, we explore the emotion that challenges us to confront vastness and mystery. Special guest Tami Simon, founder of Sounds True, weighs in.

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An introduction to The Feelings Lab. Meet our hosts and step into a new era of science and technology that accounts for the complexity of human emotion.

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