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Understanding the neuroscience of imaginative reframing helps explain why it’s so powerful. When you use your imagination to reframe situations, the left lateral, prefrontal cortex in your brain is activated. This region acts like a mental sketchpad, representing information not currently in your environment. When the sketchpad is opened, activity in other areas of your brain—specifically the ones that control emotions—dampens. This allows you to thrive in stressful experiences and not succumb to the challenging emotions that may arise.

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Anthony DeBenedet

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Playful Intelligence

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