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Our capacity to learn and remember and to feel a range of emotions all arise from signaling in distinct regions of the brain.
Until recently, scientists believed that a marble-sized brain area, called the amygdala, served as the hub of fear and anxiety...Today, though, we appreciate that anxiety is the result of much more.
By more clearly identifying our feelings or by recategorizing them, we can reduce suffering (yes!) and increase well-being, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett.