Science Behind it – Brain and Behavior
The prefrontal cortex plays a role in the regulation of complex cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning.


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Brain structures involved in dealing with fear and stress
  • The ability to control impulsive, violent behavior depends on the development of the prefrontal cortex—the “higher brain”—which governs higher functioning, such as impulse control, judgment, decision-making, and moral reasoning.
  • Whether a situation is seen as threatening or safe depends on the degree of excitation of the amygdala, or “fear center.”

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