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Emotions Are Not Inborn, They Depend on Your Environment

Emotions are a huge part of a person’s life. Emotion are essential because it provides information about what is relevant for us. It expresses needs and needs provide a direction towards action. They give meaning to our life story, to our narratives, thus they are fundamental in the construction of self. Neuroimaging studies show that emotion is generated in the subcortical areas of the brain and its “conscious” management is usually associated to pre-frontal cortex activity, which means that in order to use them purposefully, some executive functioning has to…

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Air Pollution: Environment Minister to Meet State Counterparts

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave is set to hold a meeting on Friday with his counterparts from five states to discuss short, medium and long-term measures to tackle air pollution in the capital. The call came as Delhi’s air quality deteriorated to alarming levels and witnessed its worst smog situation in 17 years on Wednesday and Thursday. “MoEFCC (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) to hold meeting with secretaries of five neighbouring states of Delhi tomorrow (Friday). Later, I will meet ministers of concerned states,” Dave said in…

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Now Centre for technology and environment Seeks Ban on Potassium Iodate

The Centre’s ban on the use of potassium bromate as a food additive will lessen threat from cancer-causing chemical compounds and safeguard public health, the CSE today said and additionally sought a ban on potassium iodate, any other chemical used as a flour remedy agent in making bread. “we are satisfied to understand that the FSSAI has banned the use of potassium bromate. Our study on bread last month raised this trouble and FSSAI had announced that it’d be banned quickly. We welcome the set off action. The chemical turned…

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