The amygdala is our so-called “lizard brain” where we feel our most reactive, freaked out, base emotions. Lucky for us humans we also have the cingulate gurus, which talks your lizard brain freakouts over to the frontal lobe for reasoning. Thanks, cingulate gyrus!
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The pineal is a teeny endocrine gland deep inside your brain🧠 that modulates sleep-wake and seasonal cycles! Melatonin is the sleepy substance 💤 that regulates circadian rhythms and gets you to bed. Descartes thought the pineal was the seat of the human soul. The gland is also thought to be the third eye 👁and is named for its pine cone-like shape. If you need a bed buddy, check out our sleep-inducing brand new pineal plush!