BPS Research Digest: Animal-sensitive cells discovered in the human brain

A part of the human brain that’s involved in emotion gets particularly excited at the sight of animals, a new study has shown. The brain structure in question is the amygdala: that almond-shaped, sub-cortical bundle of nuclei that used to be considered the brain’s fear centre, but which is now known to be involved in many aspects of emotional learning.

via BPS Research Digest: Animal-sensitive cells discovered in the human brain.

There ought be more and more evidences to show that the same position in the brain correspond to different functions. This is the neural basis for multitasking and connecting dots.

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