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temporal lobe

the amygdala

It’s All in the Eyes: Amygdala’s Role in the Experience and Perception of Fear

A new study reveals a new hypothesis about the role the amygdala plays in the experience and perception of fear. Researchers say, instead of directly mediating fear, the amygdala is involved in a person's ability to attend to the whites of another person's widening eyes, something that is more generally important to social functioning. ... Read More...