Are You Awake – Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Why Is My Amygdala Alert?”
Something mysterious happens when a person is cruel to us. Yes, of course it “hurts your feelings”, but how? Why? Thoughts and memories are seemingly abstract. We are told that they exist only in the mind, but that doesn’t explain why we have physical and physiological reactions to emotional pain. Listen now to find out: What is really happening inside of us after experiencing emotional trauma?