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Planet Earth

Emotions and Survival Circuits

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerFebruary 24, 2012 11:26 PM

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Joseph LeDoux of New York University has built his career on studying emotions, especially fear. But now he's arguing that scientists don't really have a good definition of emotions. In fact, he is issuing a call to avoid using the e-word at all costs. At Txchnologist, I reflect on how we can understand emotions without the emotions. Check it out.

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