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From the Ted Talk by Emily Nagoski: The truth about unwanted arousal

Unscramble the Blue Letters

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So you might squick, hearing me talk about sex while you're _______ in a room full of strangers — that is normal. I ______ you to breathe. ________ are tunnels. We make our way through the darkness to get to the light at the end. And I promise it's worth it. Because I want to share with you today a piece of science that has changed how I think about everything, from the ________ of _________________ in our emotional brain, to the dynamics of our interpersonal relationships. To our judicial system. And it starts with our brain.

Solution

  1. invite
  2. neurotransmitters
  3. behavior
  4. feelings
  5. sitting

Original Text

So you might squick, hearing me talk about sex while you're sitting in a room full of strangers — that is normal. I invite you to breathe. Feelings are tunnels. We make our way through the darkness to get to the light at the end. And I promise it's worth it. Because I want to share with you today a piece of science that has changed how I think about everything, from the behavior of neurotransmitters in our emotional brain, to the dynamics of our interpersonal relationships. To our judicial system. And it starts with our brain.

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