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The term amygdala hijack describes any situation in which a person responds inappropriately based on emotional rather than intellectual factors. This term was coined by Daniel Goleman.
“When Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, it was a very bad business decision – it cost him $3 million. It was an amygdala hijack,” says Daniel Goleman
by sonagu June 07, 2016
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