the science

dive into the science behind Sesh

Don't Focus on the Most Expressive Face in the Audience

by Amit Goldenberg and Erika Weisz


Facial expressions impart vital clues about people’s emotions. Whether you’re a junior employee or a C-suite executive, making these split-second judgments about how your audience is feeling is a critically important skill.  

An EI-Based Theory of Performance 

by Cary Cherniss and Daniel Goleman


From the book "The Emotionally Intelligent Workplace"​ this groundbreaking compendium examines the conceptual and strategic issues involved in defining, measuring and promoting emotional intelligence in organizations.

Emotional intelligence and participation in decision-making: strategies for promoting organizational learning and change

by Brenda Scott-Ladd and Christopher C.A. Chan


This paper attempts to demonstrate that the concepts of emotional intelligence and organizational learning can be operationalized more effectively through participation in decision making.  

How emotions are made: The Secret Life of the Brain

by Lisa Feldman Barrett


Why do emotions feel automatic? Does rational thought really control emotion? How does emotion affect disease? How can you make your children more emotionally intelligent? How Emotions Are Made answers these questions and many more.

Empathy in the Workplace: A Tool for Effective Leadership

by William A. Gentry, Todd J. Weber, and Golnaz Sadri


Empathy is a construct that is fundamental to leadership. Many leadership theories suggest the ability to have and display empathy is an important part of leadership.

Emotions from text: machine learning for text-based emotion prediction

by Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Dan Roth, Richard Sproat


This paper explores the text-based emotion prediction problem empirically, using supervised machine learning with the SNoW learning architecture.