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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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Mursion CTO Arjun Nagendran joins us to discuss how augmented reality can help humans arrive at better decisions and more personal connections, bringing more empathy to interactions across neurodiverse individuals, cultures, and digital platforms.

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Stanford professor and Cognoa co-founder Dennis Wall joins us to discuss the promise of AI in medicine, from democratizing the diagnosis of autism to enabling fine-grained dimensional assessments of pain, depression, and more.

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NVIDIA VP Richard Kerris joins us to discuss how AI is transforming art and entertainment, helping artists create ground-breaking extensions of reality and human imagination that evoke greater and more frequent experiences of awe and the sublime.

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AI is sourcing our dates. But is it really helping us find love? In this episode, we're joined by Kellie Ammerman, president of the matchmaking app Tawkify, as we discuss how technology might help us form deeper connections and create more love in the world.

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In a world where most of our social interactions are remote and automated systems increasingly orchestrate our digital lives, Harris Poll CEO John Gerzema joins us to discuss how we can measure well-being and ensure people are cared for.

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We're joined by the co-founder of Soul Machines, Greg Cross, to discuss how we can build a more fulfilling digital world, addressing the promises and pitfalls of AI, digital people, and the metaverse.

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In the Season 2 premiere of The Feelings Lab, we're joined by the CEO of Embodied, Dr. Paolo Pirjanian, as we discuss the future of robots, the prospects and pitfalls of empathic AI, and what really separates WALL-E from HAL-9000.

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The Post writes that we bring a scientific approach to aligning AI with well-being, with "a high degree of psychology research to accompany those ethical goals" and "an ethics committee with many heavy-hitters in the field of emotional and ethical AI."

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In this episode, we’re joined by filmmaker, futurist, and public speaker Jason Silva as we discuss the bittersweet feelings of nostalgia, contemplation, and satisfaction associated with the holiday season.

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In this episode, we discuss the science of love with special guest, actor Melina Kanakeredes (“CSI: NY” and “The Resident”), who teaches us eight Greek words denoting different types of love (that the science of emotion might want to adopt).

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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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