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Fear Factor: The Neuroscience of Terror

Research reveals why scary memories don’t fade.

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-in-gray-tank-top-shouting-3812761/

You’re jogging in the woods when out of nowhere, a grizzly bursts through the bushes and straight into your path. There’s a scientific reason why this is likely going to be a story to tell the grandkids, says a new study by neuroscientists from the Tufts University School of Medicine.

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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