An outstanding article with memorable visual images of the cool cucumber neocortex and the nervous emotional amygdala in a survival two-step dance. There is no doubt that the more we learn about the amazing machinery of the brain, the more we can function in life's challenges. I agree meditation is a great emotional I understand better why...thank you for sharing.


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