Human brain – Know these guys and relate them to our day to day emotions

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Pointers to some key features which play a huge role in our day to day activities –

1) Human Brain consists of a) limbic Brain – Emotional inherited from apes & b) Neo cortex – Rational Brain this is the New Brain unique to humans and makes them special.

2) Left & Right Brain – Left Brain for analytical processing -IQ whereas Right Brain for getting a big picture – EQ

3) Some major parts of brain related to emotions-

A) Amygdala – Almond shaped and a key part of limbic brain related to ebb and flow of emotions.

B) Hippocampus – Related to long term memory

C) Basal Ganglia – Responsible for habit pattern formation.

D) Fusiform gurus – Responsible for identification of facial patterns.