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. […]
Posts Tagged ‘Neuroscience’
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.
Many scientists have attempted to break-down the range of human emotions that we experience, but there is still no clear consensus.