Tiffany Watt Smith


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Dr. Tiffany Watt Smith is a cultural historian and author of The Book of Human Emotions. In 2014, she was named a BBC New Generation Thinker, and her TED talk The History of Emotions has over 1.5 million views. She is currently a Wellcome Trust research fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London. In her previous career, she was a theater director.

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The Book of Human Emotions:...

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Schadenfreude: The Joy of A...

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“The history of our desires is the story of how e lose ourselves to them.”
Tiffany Watt Smith, The Book of Human Emotions: From Ambiguphobia to Umpty -- 154 Words from Around the World for How We Feel

“The history of our desires is the is the story of how we lose ourselves to them.”
Tiffany Watt Smith, The Book of Human Emotions: From Ambiguphobia to Umpty -- 154 Words from Around the World for How We Feel



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