Deconstructing the Fear Response: Genetic and Environmental Factors

That fear is one of our most primal reactions is hardly a point of dissent. Thought to be rooted in the brain’s amygdala, fear responses are nearly ubiquitous amongst animal species, and are often credited with the evocation of elevated heart rate, anxious behavior, freezing and avoidance responses, and the release of stress hormones. Allowing […]
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