Emotion

What Your Relationship With Music Says About You

U.S. News & World Report: Ode to Joy” is a universally recognizable – and beloved – piece of symphonic music. But you might be surprised to learn it’s based on the same simple scale you may have practiced as a child. What differentiates Beethoven’s masterpiece from your practice drill is More

The Perils of Empathy

The Wall Street Journal: Everywhere you turn in American politics, leaders talk about the need for empathy. The best-known instance, of course, comes from Bill Clinton, who told an AIDS activist in 1992, “I feel your pain.” But it’s also been a recurrent theme in the career of Barack Obama More