Leda Cosmides

  • How negatively others will perceive them sets the level of shame people implicitly feel about a potential action

  • The intensity of pride people feel for a given act or trait is set by an implicit mental map of what others value

  • Support for redistribution is a function of compassion, self-interest and envy — but not fairness

  • Differences in political opinions engage the brain’s evolved circuitry for tracking alliances and coalitions

  • Each element of the anger face makes the person expressing it appear physically stronger and more formidable

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