Modulation of Emotional Responses

Modulation of Emotional Responses

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Emotional responses are control by the prefrontal lobe. Dr. Giacomo Rizzolatti discusses the blocking mechanism in the prefrontal lobe, which helps people in reduce of intensity of their emotions and actions (e.g., empathetic reactions). He explains that the intensity of the blocking mechanism can be modified by training and personal relationships. He provides illustrations for better understanding of this concept.
Tags:
emotions, emotional response, intensity modulation, prefrontal lobe, blocking mechanism
Duration:
00:01:19