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u200bEverything We Know About Fear and Anxiety Might Be Wrong

LeDoux blames some of his own work for this misconception, saying that labeling the amygdala the "fear circuit" has led to "all kinds of...

Emotions Are Cognitive, Not Innate

Summary: Researchers propose emotions are cognitive states which occur as a result of conscious experiences, and not innately programmed into our brains.Source: NYU.Emotions are...

Duluth cop’s cellphone pic captures his windshield stare-down with owl

Of course this officer gave a hoot.Duluth police officer Richard LeDoux responded to a call Monday night from a citizen reporting that an owl...

The Amygdala in 5 Minutes – Video

Question: What do we know about the amygdala? Joseph LeDoux: Well the amygdala is a small region of the brain. It's in...

How To Stop Fear From Taking Over Your Life

Before Donald Trump entered his eponymous Tower's atrium in June 2015 for his presidential announcement speech, "Rockin' in the Free World" blasted...

Ohio State students told to ‘Run Hide Fight’ amid attack

When an active shooter situation was reported on Ohio State University's Columbus campus Monday, students and personnel were urged to follow three options: "Run...

Unconscious brain training beats phobias without the stress

Paul Waterman/EyeEm/GettyNo need to face your fears, they could be made to just melt away. A new way of curing phobias can nudge people...

The Amygdala in 5 Minutes

Question: What do we know about the amygdala? Joseph LeDoux: Well the amygdala is a small region of the brain. It's in...