Emotions, Stress & Anxiety

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It’s hard to describe what an emotion is — let alone how many of them there are or whether everyone experiences the same ones. But we do know this: emotions arise from activity in distinct parts of the brain.
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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Several timekeeping brain regions work together to create our perception of time.
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How choices are framed can drastically influence our decisions ¬¬— even when outcomes are identical.
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Do you know how your brain alerts you to fears? Learn more about it here.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 28, 2020.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 2020.
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The maturing adolescent brain is at a critical period for growth, but also susceptible to depression and anxiety-related disorders. Researchers are investigating why.
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Beautiful music doesn’t cause goosebumps — dangerous music does. At least, that’s what your brain thinks.
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Exposure to a certain single-celled parasite became the infamous face of ‘crazy cat people’ syndrome, but perhaps unjustly so.
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The stress and uncertainty of a crisis can kick your fight-or-flight response into overdrive.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 30, 2020.
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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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