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Brain training to combat stress

Nov 5, 2016 by

Research from Tel-Aviv University indicates that a new imaging technique might help people self-regulate their emotional responses. The tool provides feedback on electrical activity in the amygdala, which regulates things like fear and stress. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/312877.php Other types of brain...

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Brain scan shows financial decisions made on emotional basis

May 29, 2014 by

The study of cognitive processes used to make financial decisions recently confirmed—using brain scans—that financial decisions are made on an emotional basis....

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Depressed preschoolers show elevated amygdala activity

Jul 21, 2013 by

There’s a difference between a preschooler who is sad for a day because he lost his favorite toy and one who has depression. In the latter, brain scans reveal elevated activity in the amygdala, a set of neurons that...

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