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Brain's Emotional Region Grows Bigger, More Connected In Children With Daily Anxiety, Stanford University School of Medicine Study



11/20/2013 7:23:12 AM

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Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine can predict the degree of anxiety a young child is experiencing by measuring the size of the amygdala brain region, which is associated with emotion and decision-making. In fact, they discovered that a child experiencing greater anxiety than normal had a larger amygdala with stronger connections to other parts of the emotional brain.

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