Chakras: some people think they’re New Age hooey. Some people thing they’re pre-science wisdom that probably has some truth to it. And some think they line up with the endocrine system.
Now, this, via Discover Magazine (you know, science!):
“…Chests puffing up with pride — and happiness felt head to toe — are sensations as real as they are universal. And now we can make an atlas of them.
Researchers have long known that emotions are connected to a range of physiological changes, from nervous job candidates’ sweaty palms to the racing pulse that results from hearing a strange noise at night. But new research reveals that emotional states are universally associated with certain bodily sensations, regardless of individuals’ culture or language.
Once More With Feeling
More than 700 participants in Finland, Sweden and Taiwan participated in experiments aimed at mapping their bodily sensations in connection with specific emotions. Participants viewed emotion-laden words, videos, facial expressions and stories…”
…read the rest over at Discover Magazine.
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