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Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

Huffington Post

The Dalai Lama has teamed up with renowned psychologist Dr. Paul Ekman to build an “Atlas of Emotions” that aims to map out all of the feelings that a human can experience. The interactive online project, launched on Friday, is the Dalai Lama’s way of encouraging people around the globe to get more in touch with their emotions, which he believes will help bring world peace…

For the Atlas, Ekman worked with his daughter, psychologist Dr. Eve Ekman, and the San Francisco-based data visualization firm Stamen Design. Based on a survey of leading scientists and psychologists in the field, Ekman synthesized the full range of human emotions into five broad “continents“: anger, fear, disgust, sadness and enjoyment.