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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

“But We Were Feeling Happy”

Can the paradoxes of human emotion be best explained by art or by experimental psychology?

Rebecca Saxe

Emotions: A Brief History

Keith Oatley

Blackwell Publishers

190 pages, softcover

ISBN: 1405113154

Rebecca Saxe researches the cognitive neuroscience of social cognition—how we think about other minds—in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.