The Emotions Lab

Feelings Through History

Welcome to The Emotions Lab – an historical laboratory where we use the past to understand our feelings in the present.

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Anger

Anger

Wrath, revenge, all the rages

Anxiety

Worried about nervousness, dread, and insecurity?

Compassion

Who cares?

Disgust

Revolting revulsions and loathsome abominations

Ecstasy

Ecstasy

Getting out of your head

Grief

Grief

Emotional responses to death

Happiness

Happiness

In pursuit of pleasure 

Loneliness

Loneliness

All by myself 

Love

Longings, feelings, rings

Nostalgia

Nostalgia

From sickness to sentiment

Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude

The joy of the epic fail

Tears

The meaning of weeping

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