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Darwin's Claim of Universals in Facial Expression Not Challenged

Paul Ekman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Science
Paul Ekman

Lisa Feldman Barrett's Feb. 28 New York Times op-ed seeks to undermine the science showing universality in the interpretation of facial expressions. We feel compelled to respond so that the public is not misled and is apprised of the broader, Darwin-inspired science of emotional expression that many scientists are working on.

Kindness: A New Documentary Is Spreading the Word

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.06.2014 | Good News
Russell C. Smith

Good Virus: Kindness Is Contagious, by documentary filmmaker, David Gaz explores the idea of kindness as an emotional contagion, and a force for good in the world.

The Science of Compassion

James R. Doty, M.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
James R. Doty, M.D.

Science and technology have the potential to profoundly impact the human landscape, taking us either to the deepest, darkest valleys of human suffering or to the highest peaks of human potential. What will stop us from choosing the former is the cultivation of compassion.

I Am Review: Hollywood Director Exlores What's Right with the World

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

As the world is transfixed by remarkable change in the Middle East, America's popcorn culture distracts us with another Nicholas Cage road rage movie ...

Absolute Yes's and Absolute No's

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ariane de Bonvoisin

"What are your three absolute yes's and your three absolute no's as far as your life partner goes?