Yale’s holiday gift to the North Pole: A language of emotion

Among Inuits living in the Artic, words that describe emotional states are almost as rare as winter flowers. Recently, educators charged with teaching tribal children visited Yale’s Health, Emotion, and Behavior Laboratory to learn how emotional literacy can dramatically improve classroom environment and learning.  Here, the educators discuss what they are taking home with them from New Haven.
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Among Inuits living in the Artic, words that describe emotional states are almost as rare as winter flowers. Recently, educators charged with teaching tribal children visited Yale’s Health, Emotion, and Behavior Laboratory to learn how emotional literacy can dramatically improve classroom environment and learning. 

Here, the educators discuss what they are taking home with them from New Haven.

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