We generally say the heart is on the left side of the chest because about two-thirds of its mass is to the left of the sternum.
Some social scientists found that overall, aging is associated more with positive, passive emotions instead of negative, active emotions.
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After all, as children we internalize the emotional reactions of those around us and store them in emotional brain circuits. Then, later, when we encounter a moral problem, these automatic gut feelings guide our decision- making.