• In a new paper, UCSB sociologist Thomas Scheff makes a case for emotional education in K-12 classrooms

  • UCSB sociologist Thomas Scheff explores “the hidden literature of shame”

  • Research by UCSB scientists demonstrates that shame evolved as a mechanism for protecting social relationships

  • Thomas Scheff would like psychologists to talk about emotion — not simply to share feelings, but to advance science.

  • Shame, according to Professor Thomas Scheff, is the most hidden and obstructed emotion, and therefore the most destructive

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