How We Feel Mirrors How We Think

Exploring the science of cognitive distortions

Erman Misirlisoy, PhD
Elemental

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Depression is typically defined as a mood disorder, which is why people mostly think about it in terms of emotion. That’s certainly not an inaccurate conception, but it misses a crucial cognitive side to the problem. Emotions aren’t an isolated construct in the brain; they interact with every part of our life and change the way we…

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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD
Elemental

Research Leader (Ex-Instagram / Chief Scientist at multiple startups). Author of the User Insight Newsletter: https://userinsight.substack.com/