Anxiety & Consciousness

Louis Menand reviews Scott Stossel’s book My Age of Anxiety:

“To say that my anxiety is reducible to the ions in my amygdala”—the home of the fight-or-flight reflex—“is as limiting as saying that my personality or my soul is reducible to the molecules that make up my brain cells or to the genes that underwrote them,” Stossel writes.

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