The Science Behind Sadness

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The Onward Workbook provides many extension activities for understanding emotions. For those of you that read our blog post a few days ago and watched Inside Out, you probably noticed that while Joy was the captain of the movie, Sadness is the navigator. Inside Out stresses the importance of sadness. It’s not something that we can just push away or avoid – it’s critical for our emotional and social health. To understand the science behind this idea, watch the TedEd Talk called “A brief History of Melancholy.” by Courtney Stephens.

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