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Wearing your heart on your sleeve…or wherever. An emotional map of the body.

Not sure there is much a surprise here as it largely relates to blood flow and vasodilatation of blood vessels, but of some interest to scientists and writers alike. And would make nice poster! Writers, of course, describe how a character feels a particular emotion, so this is sort of descriptive, emotional map. Think of the sentence….’His pride glowed, a fire deep beneath his breast.’ ‘Disgust welled in his throat like a blocked sewage pipe’ ‘ The love he felt for her burned in his…well you know.

How differnet parts of our body react to