Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, one of the leading figures in the field of Mind, Brain, and Education, once started a talk with a picture of a jack-o'-lantern (a Halloween pumpkin with a candle inside). "When you look at this jack-o'-lantern in the darkness," she said, "you can't see the candle on the inside that's shining out. You can't see the warmth and the heat and the light that make that thing come alive. But you imagine what's going on inside there and the state of that candle based on the feeling it . . .
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