One of the most powerful shifts in your mindset is thinking of mistakes as learning opportunities. Recently a study published in Psychological Science tried to investigate how this attitude affects our brains. Researchers first hooked up participants to an EEG in order to record electrical activity in the brain. They then had participants perform a […]
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A lot of our social anxiety is affected by an area in the brain called the amygdala. Research shows that the amygdala plays a big role in our emotional reactivity, especially our “fight-or-flight” response when the brain senses danger. Studies have found that an overactive amygdala often correlates with higher social anxiety and social phobia. […]
Krista and Tatiana are a remarkable pair of twins. Conjoined at the head, they share neurological wiring that allows them to sense each other’s experiences.
A recent study with fMRI scans reveals that when blind people use echolocation it activates parts of the brain associated with vision.