The speed of a neural signal can be up to 322 km/h (200 mph). When we are thinking, we are firing off signals at 20-30 meters per second (70 to 100 feet per second). It is an extremely fast process, especially when we take in sceneries that we see for the first time.
On the other hand, hormones spread through diffusion, and with the help of the bloodstream. It is a much slower physical process. And hormones are known to play an important role in our emotional state.
In a world where everything is moving faster and faster, when even our brain is barely keeping up, how are we supposed to feel?
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