The Book of Human Emotions: An Encyclopedia of Feeling from Anger to Wanderlust

The Book of Human Emotions: An Encyclopedia of Feeling from Anger to Wanderlust

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Is your heart fluttering in anticipation? Is your stomach tight with nerves? Are you falling in love? Feeling a bit miffed? Are you curious (perhaps about this book)? Do you have the heebie-jeebies? Are you antsy with iktsuarpok? Or giddy with depaysement?

The Book of Human Emotions is a gleeful, thoughtful collection of 156 feelings, both rare and familiar. Each has its own story, and reveals the strange forces which shape our rich and varied internal worlds. In reading it, you'll discover feelings you never knew you had (like basorexia, the sudden urge to kiss someone), uncover the secret histories of boredom and confidence, and gain unexpected insights into why we feel the way we do.

Published in partnership with the Wellcome Collection.

Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library that aims to challenge how we think and feel about health. Inspired by the medical objects and curiosities collected by Henry Wellcome, it connects science, medicine, life and art. Wellcome Collection exhibitions, events and books explore a diverse range of subjects, including consciousness, forensic medicine, emotions, sexology, identity and death.

Wellcome Collection is part of Wellcome, a global charitable foundation that exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive, funding over 14,000 researchers and projects in more than 70 countries.

wellcomecollection.org

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781781251300
BY (AUTHOR) Watt-Smith, Tiffany
PUBLISHER : Profile Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : September 01, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Wellcome Collection
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 360 g
SERIES : Wellcome

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development
History & Archaeology
Mathematics & Science
DESCRIPTION :
Is your heart fluttering in anticipation? Is your stomach tight with nerves? Are you falling in love? Feeling a bit miffed? Are you curious (perhaps about this book)? Do you have the heebie-jeebies? Are you antsy with iktsuarpok? Or giddy with depaysement?

The Book of Human Emotions is a gleeful, thoughtful collection of 156 feelings, both rare and familiar. Each has its own story, and reveals the strange forces which shape our rich and varied internal worlds. In reading it, you'll discover feelings you never knew you had (like basorexia, the sudden urge to kiss someone), uncover the secret histories of boredom and confidence, and gain unexpected insights into why we feel the way we do.

Published in partnership with the Wellcome Collection.

Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library that aims to challenge how we think and feel about health. Inspired by the medical objects and curiosities collected by Henry Wellcome, it connects science, medicine, life and art. Wellcome Collection exhibitions, events and books explore a diverse range of subjects, including consciousness, forensic medicine, emotions, sexology, identity and death.

Wellcome Collection is part of Wellcome, a global charitable foundation that exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive, funding over 14,000 researchers and projects in more than 70 countries.

wellcomecollection.org

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781781251300
BY (AUTHOR) Watt-Smith, Tiffany
PUBLISHER : Profile Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : September 01, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Wellcome Collection
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 360 g
SERIES : Wellcome

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Health, Relationships & Personal development
History & Archaeology
Mathematics & Science