Imagine you’re a cave person 10,000 years ago.

Each day when you go out to gather food, your brain is on high alert because you could die any number of ways. This sense of alertness comes from the limbic part of your brain just above your brain stem. When you’re afraid, the amygdala, specifically, has full control of your mind and body. The amygdala is what signals your body to fight or flee when danger arises.

Out of the corner of your eye you see a figure move. In a split second you drop the berries you picked and raise…

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