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"From the Ted Talk by Lisa Feldman Barrett: You aren't at the mercy of your emotions -- your brain creates them"

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Now your brain does come perrewid to make some feelings, simple feelings that come from the physiology of your body. So when you're born, you can make feelings like calmness and agitation, excitement, cmrooft, discomfort. But these simple feelings are not emotions. They're actually with you every waking momnet of your life. They are smpile summaries of what's going on inside your body, kind of like a barometer. But they have very little detail, and you need that detail to know what to do next. What do you about these feelings? And so how does your brain give you that detail? Well, that's what poctnieidrs are. Predictions link the sensations in your body that give you these simple feelings with what's going on around you in the world so that you know what to do. And sometimes, those constructions are emtioons.

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Now your brain does come ________ to make some feelings, simple feelings that come from the physiology of your body. So when you're born, you can make feelings like calmness and agitation, excitement, _______, discomfort. But these simple feelings are not emotions. They're actually with you every waking ______ of your life. They are ______ summaries of what's going on inside your body, kind of like a barometer. But they have very little detail, and you need that detail to know what to do next. What do you about these feelings? And so how does your brain give you that detail? Well, that's what ___________ are. Predictions link the sensations in your body that give you these simple feelings with what's going on around you in the world so that you know what to do. And sometimes, those constructions are ________.

Solution

  1. simple
  2. emotions
  3. prewired
  4. moment
  5. comfort
  6. predictions

Original Text

Now your brain does come prewired to make some feelings, simple feelings that come from the physiology of your body. So when you're born, you can make feelings like calmness and agitation, excitement, comfort, discomfort. But these simple feelings are not emotions. They're actually with you every waking moment of your life. They are simple summaries of what's going on inside your body, kind of like a barometer. But they have very little detail, and you need that detail to know what to do next. What do you about these feelings? And so how does your brain give you that detail? Well, that's what predictions are. Predictions link the sensations in your body that give you these simple feelings with what's going on around you in the world so that you know what to do. And sometimes, those constructions are emotions.

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Important Words

  1. agitation
  2. barometer
  3. body
  4. born
  5. brain
  6. calmness
  7. comfort
  8. constructions
  9. detail
  10. discomfort
  11. emotions
  12. excitement
  13. feelings
  14. give
  15. kind
  16. life
  17. link
  18. moment
  19. physiology
  20. predictions
  21. prewired
  22. sensations
  23. simple
  24. summaries
  25. waking
  26. world