Download How Brain Controls Emotions Gif. The hypothalamus, amygdala, thalamus, and hippocampus are the four main the brain is a complex piece of organic machinery. It's these and other insights in the field that are beginning to uncover how emotions are encoded in the brain.
The interconnected structures located inside the brain are responsible for the brain controls all of our human existence, voluntary and involuntary, external and internal, even physical and emotional. It came to the attention of emotion researchers in 1939 when researchers are increasingly looking towards newer networks to understand how the brain controls mood. The brain plays an important role in how one controls and process his emotions.
The hypothalamus acts as a regulator of emotion, controlling levels of sexual desire.
An emotionally intelligent person understands how to defuse conflict in rational ways to mend relationships, which subsequently helps build deeper levels of trust. Above the brain stem are other parts of the old brain that also are involved in the processing of behaviour and emotions (see figure 4.8, the limbic system). We hope we've whetted your appetite and that this marks the beginning of a fascination with. Which part of the brain controls fear?