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The Brain: A User's Guide to EmotionsAs neuroscience researchers work to unravel the inner workings of the brain, we know more than ever beforeabout the mysteries of where emotions originate in the brain and the connections between instinct, intelligenceand emotion. This work is yielding fascinating insights that we can use to understand how we react to situationsand people. The brain, which is a much more flexible organ that previously thought, can be consciouslyretrained to be more emotionally flexible, understanding and sensitive. The emotional functions of the brain areinterwoven at many levels. These maps provide an overview of the major areas of the brain involved inprocessing emotions.View From Above the BrainCerebrum- Houses the parts of the brain that control and relate to emotionsRight hemisphere- Responsible for emotional and artistic expression as well as most functions on the left side of the bodyFrontal lobe- Masterminds complex mental processes including emotionsTemporal lobe

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BartAnthony
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temporal lobe, 10 minutes

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