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Banish Fear

Before it banishes you...

As our brains hand decision making over to the low road, we lose our ability to perform at our best. The more intense the pressure, the more our performance will suffer. The ascendant amygdala handicaps our abilities for learning, for holding information in working memory, for reacting flexibly and creatively, for focusing attention at will, and for planning and organizing effectively. We’re plunged into what neuroscientists call “cognitive dysfunction.“ -Social Intelligence; Daniel Goleman.