Fear and pleasure in the amygdalaby
Thomas Z. Ramsøy
Here is a heads up for a recent study demonstrating – again – that the amygdala is not merely a “fear centre” in the brain. I have previously blogged about the amygdala, first not being a single...
Anxiety and the Amygdalaby
The Amygdala Resource Center explains, “The Amygdala (amygdalae; plural) are a pair of small organs within the medial temporal lobes of the brain. The amygdala are part of the limbic system...
Overeating and the Amygdalaby
the Amygdala lights up with activity and sends feelings of anticipation and desire. And once they start eating, the region shuts down.
But for an overeater the Amygdala remains activated while eating, creating...
Shyness, the amygdala and anxietyby
Research is helping explain shyness in terms of brain physiology, particularly involving the amygdala (technically amygdalae) – a pair of structures in the limbic system that processes emotional reactions...
Achievement, Anxiety, Amygdalaby
“There is a small almond shaped organ in your brain called the Amygdala, which must share... and the Amygdala .
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) also experience physical pain. When we look at their brain image, we can recognise Amygdala has shrunk. It causes..., he gave me the answer. The shurank Amygdala would grow back eventually. He also told me that PTSD can be cured...