Neuroscience Series

What is the Amygdala?

The amygdala, part of the brain’s limbic system, is the integration site of emotional learning.  It sits in front of and connected to your hippocampus (the seat of episodic and autobiographical memory).  Although you often hear it associated with fear, the amygdala is also involved in pleasurable emotions.  If you’re experiencing intense emotions you can […]