anatomy

Combined to a Unique Degree

Combined to a Unique Degree

Your right frontal insula “lights up” when you feel all the quintessential human emotions — love, hate, disgust, gratitude, resentment, self-confidence, embarrassment, trust, distrust, empathy, contempt, approval, disdain, pride, humiliation, truthfulness, deceit, atonement, guilt. It also lights up when you feel strong sensations, from physical pain to a fluttery stomach to tingling loins.