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The amygdala and the price of jumping to conclussions

The amygdala and the price of jumping to conclussions

  The Amygdala Photo by jesse orrico on Unsplash The amygdala or basolateral amygdala is a part of the brain that obtains input from our sensory organs. This region is known to be related to the state of vigilance, as well as to anxiety and fear. In this article we will discuss its role in pain, disgust and pattern recognition. The amygdala and pattern recognition The  input received by the amygdala  can follow 2 paths. 1) It can go through…

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