The part of the brain that puts breaks on emotional responses is the Prefrontal Cortex. Some people, especially those with BPD, have “cold” prefrontal cortexes, and lack the automatic breaking system for emotional responses. If you have spent time wondering why you are emotionally vulnerable, emotionally sensitive, or emotionally intense, check out his video for some validation!

BPD and the Prefrontal Cortex

 

 

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