Linked Artificial Intelligence

Each new day’s news comes to us rife with such reports of the disintegration of civility and safety, on onslaught of mean-spirited impulse running amok. Has seen a unparalled burst of scientific studies of emotion, the glimpses of the brain of work, made possible by innovative methods.

 

They have made visible for the first time in human history what has always been a source of deep mystery: exactly how this intricate mass of cells operates while we think and feel, imagine and dream.

This flood of neurobiological data lets us understand more clearly than ever how the brain’s centers for emotion move us to rage or to tears, and how more ancient parts of the brain, which stir us, are channeled for better or worse.

 

This unprecedented clarity on the working of emotions and their failings brings into focus some fresh remedies from our collective emotional crisis. Now science is finally able to speak to these urgent perplexing questions of the psyche at its most irrational, to map with some precision at the human heart.