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How we respond to other people's emotions

John Cleese undergoes an MRI scan to find out how our brains respond to emotions in other people’s faces without us even knowing it. He meets a man who suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome who finds it difficult to work out what people are thinking and feeling. The clip is taken from John Cleese’s series The Human Face, first shown on BBC One in 2001.

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3 minutes