Memory Injuries are Physical and Everywhere: Memory and Trauma (Part 2 of 3)

Warning: This post could be a bit emotionally painful to read. I apologize in advance. What’s one of the worst things that has happened to you in your life? Please remember it now. What happened? How did you feel? Keep this in your back pocket and read on. When Memory Processing Works Well: Dealing with … Continue reading Memory Injuries are Physical and Everywhere: Memory and Trauma (Part 2 of 3)

This is Your Brain on Fear

For something so awkward and squishy-looking, the brain is a deliciously complex and efficient thing that commands and controls everything about us. In the spirit of Halloween, I look today at what the brain does when we are afraid (with the help of Ellen Degeneres and her team). When you experience something scary (or stressful), … Continue reading This is Your Brain on Fear