Posted on 2023-09-03
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The Neuroscience of Emotions: Regulating Your Brain & Body

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Describe what will happen during the experience

Did you know that many emotions are processed in a specific part of the brain called the amygdala? This small almond-shaped structure plays a crucial role in processing emotional information and is especially active when we experience fear and anger. The way we feel emotions is also influenced by other parts of the brain – and includes our brains mapping emotions onto our bodies, and changes within our bodies – which is why we feel joy in our heart, or a sense of doom in our stomach.

This talk will teach you the complex interplay between the different regions of the brain that give rise to our emotional experiences. Learn more about the science behind how our emotions are formed, how they impact our daily lives and how we can use this knowledge to regulate our emotions better.

Purpose of the experience

Embark on a transformative journey in neuroscience, learning how to harness emotions for a thriving life in this captivating talk with Q+A.

Will there be a physical touch between the recipient and the creator?


Pick an emotion

  • Interest

Location of the experience

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Who should avoid it? Under 18? Pregnant? Allergies and phobias?

under 18

Should the recipient source medical advice prior to this experience?


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Your bio and contact

Professor Sophie Scott CBE is Director of the Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London. She studies the neurobiology of human vocal communication, from speech and sound to social interactions and non verbal emotional expressions, such as laughter. Sophie has appeared on The One Show (BBC1) and Sunday Brunch (C4) multiple times among a slew of other TV appearances. Her TED talk ‘Why We Laugh’ has over 5 million views! Sophie is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Science and has published over 130 scientific papers. Her first book ‘The Brain: ten things you need to know’ is coming out this autumn.

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