Why it is awesome that your brain can experience awe

Experiencing awe is associated with lower stress and inflammation levels, and a higher sense of meaning and connection, research shows

As a neuroscientist-turned-science-journalist, one of my goals in writing this weekly column is to reveal the wonder and mystery of the brain, and why it matters in our everyday lives. And there’s no better place to start than to explore our ability to experience awe, and how seeking awe-inspiring experiences can improve our well-being.

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