Showing 48 posts tagged link
What we found, in a nutshell, is that people with greater activation on the left side of the prefrontal cortex recovered much more quickly even from the strongest feelings of disgust, anger, and fear evoked by the images. From this, we inferred that the left prefrontal sends inhibitory signals to the amygdala, instructing it to quiet down. Activity in the left prefrontal cortex actually shortens the period of amygdala activation, allowing the brain to bounce back from an upsetting experience.
Based on your searches and the websites you visit, Google assigns you an age category and a gender. It was spot on for me, slightly disappointed I’m that obvious. Is it right about you?
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad speaks to a man who negotiates with Iraqi families who are being forced to pay money for the release of their family members in this report on the spreading corruption among Iraqi state officials.