Tag: Neuroscience

Is Your Amygdala Hijacking Your Brain?


Your amygdala [ah-mig-dah-lah] is located in the limbic part of your brain. You have two of these structures, one in each hemisphere; roughly a few inches in from either ear. About the size and shape of an almond, your amygdala are responsible for regulating your emotions. They also serve as an “early warning, rapid response …

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