"go-to" = immediate? automatic?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 1 13:44:10 UTC 2014


[T]he study says we're ill-equipped to differentiate between
skeletomuscular, visceral, and nerve sensations. Our responses, the
churning stomachs or hot flushes on our faces, are our go-to "consciously
accessible" bodily states when we deal with an onslaught of emotions.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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