The Amygdalae are actually a pair of organs in the brain. They perform an
integral role in the production, processing and storage of emotional reactions.
I liken the Amygdala to the body’s anxiety thermostat. Thermostats typically
control temperature, but the Amygdalae, (they are actually a pair of organs)
regulate anxiety emotion in humans. When confronted with something which
could represent a danger, the sensory organs (eyes, ears, nose, mouth, skin) send nerve impulses to the Amygdalae in order to have it make a split second decision as to whether the anxiety...