Publication of an Open Peer Commentary with Professor Fabrice Clément (Neuchâtel, Switzerland) in Behavioral and Brain Sciences of an article entitled, Affective Social Learning serves as a quick and flexble complement to TTOM. Our paper was a comment on the target article, “Thinking through other minds: A variational approach to cognition and culture” by Veissière et al. Briefly, this paper pointed out how emotions can provide a route to acquiring culture that is quick and flexible.