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How We Feel Mirrors How We Think

Exploring the science of cognitive distortions

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Depression is typically defined as a mood disorder, which is why people mostly think about it in terms of emotion. That’s certainly not an inaccurate conception, but it misses a crucial cognitive side to the problem. Emotions aren’t an isolated construct in the brain; they interact with every part of our life and change the way we…

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Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

Erman Misirlisoy, PhD

Neuroscientist writing about brains, behavior, & health. Sign up for my free newsletter on the science of well-being: erman.substack.com

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