Emotions: Inside Out
What does joy feel like to you? Is it the same for the person sitting next to you? Is it the same for your dog? Are emotions pre-wired in the brain or are they learned? These are just a few of the interesting and important questions that surround the topic of emotions. In this Session, we will focus on contemporary approaches to understanding emotions, which have upturned the commonly held classical account. The benefit of understanding more about human emotions is clear, but what does it mean in terms of the animals we care for?