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October 27, 2014
Learn about how your brain and body reacts to fear, and discover why your pulse quickens, adreneline increases, and hormones make you feel like superman.
Medically Reviewed by Neurosurgery
Categorized as: Family Health, Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: adrenaline, afraid, amygdala, blood pressure, brain, brain chemical, fear, glutamate, hypothalamus, thalamus
February 14, 2014
Discover the science behind one of the most thrilling human emotions, love, and learn more about the parts of the brain affected by love.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Western Behavioral Health
Categorized as: Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: amygdala, broken heart syndrome, cingulate gyrus, dopamine, emotion, hippocampus, hormones, hypothalamus, infographic, love, lovesick, neuroscience, prefrontal cortex, ventral tegmental area