16 Feb 2017

Untranslatable Emotions

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 16 February 2017

Dr Tim Lomas is trying to drive the English language into new, uncharted territory. He's creating an index of words, that have no direct English equivalent, that represent emotional experiences. And he hopes we can understand ourselves better, and live a richer life, if we started using these words as English speakers. It's called The positive lexicography project. Tim is lecturer in positive psychology, at the University of East London.

The positive lexicography project.

The positive lexicography project. Photo: Pixabay

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