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How to Take in the Good by: Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

  • January 2, 2017
  • Blog

The Problem Over millions of years of evolution, it was more important for our ancestors to react to threats than to opportunities. Here’s why: if you live in the wild under dangerous conditions and miss out on a “carrot,” you…


You are Five Times More Likely to Stress

  • June 20, 2012
  • Blog

Science now says we have 100 billion neurons in the brain. There are 5 times as many neuronal networks allocated for threat detection than there are for non-threat input. This is why negativity is so easy to default to AND so…

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