Friday, April 13, 2018

Feelings 101, Part 3

Emotions arise in the mammalian or 2nd brain layer (middleand then quickly spread to every cell in the body changing your physiology. The body and brain tend to quickly become aware of these physiological changes,

The brain appears to interpret emotions into feelings in the frontal lobes of the neocortex or 3rd brain layer (top)

The pre-frontal cortex helps to moderate expression of both emotions and feelings and selects preferred actions and behaviors—otherwise previously loaded habits (often of the knee-jerk variety) in the reptilian or 1st brain layer (bottom) will take over automatically.

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