In part 2 of this series we looked at the basics of how anxiety is created in the brain, and highlighted the two main parts of the brain that cause anxiety and the physical responses we experience when feeling anxious.
In parts 3 and 4 we will look at the two key parts or pathways (the Cortex and the Amygdala) in more detail.
The cortex is split into two halves, or HEMISPHERES; quite simply, the left and the right. These hemispheres are then divided into smaller sections called LOBES. Each of these lobes has a different function; for example, processing vision, hearing, and other information collected by the senses. The lobes then put all of this information together and this allows you to perceive the world around you. Read more