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Social Anxiety and the Amygdala

Much of our social anxiety is caused by an area in the brain called the amygdala. In this post I describe how the amygdala works to increase our anxiety and some treatments we can pursue to restructure and rewire our amygdalas. A lot of our social anxiety is affected by an area in the brain […]

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Conjoined Twins Share Brain And Much More

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.

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Blind People Use “Visual” Parts of Brain for Echolocation

A recent study with fMRI scans reveals that when blind people use echolocation it activates parts of the brain associated with vision.

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Classification of Emotions

Many scientists have attempted to break-down the range of human emotions that we experience, but there is still no clear consensus.

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Hugging Yourself Can Reduce Pain

A recent study suggests that hugging ourselves can lead to a tactile overload that helps to reduce physical pain.

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