The Power of Shame

The Power of Shame

Shame is a powerful emotion that, depending on the way you frame it, can be a force for either good or evil. Find out what the difference is between embarrassment, guilt and shame. Do dogs feel shame? And have you ever suffered from second-hand embarrassment?

Image Caption: A man publicly shamed in stocks. © Bettmann/Corbis

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Topics in this Podcast: human condition, emotion