En blogguant récemment à propos du concept allemand de betroffenheit, j’ai écrit
But English and French words only capture part of the meaning of betroffenheit.
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Quick: What mood are you in right now? This (loaded) question is interesting because it can help us deeply understand ourselves. It’s not that one’s current mood is highly informative, but that in order to understand oneself it helps to have a helpful mental model of moods. This is something I struggled with until I read Robert Thayer’s Calm Energy, and later, James Russell’s theory of “core affect”.