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Neuroscientists Discover the Roots of "Fear-Evoked Freezing"

When you feel scared, is your impulse to freeze in place, to take flight, or to fight? All three responses have a neurobiological foundation that is necessary for survival. Fight-or-flight has been studied extensively. For the first time, neuroscientists recently identified the roots of "fear-evoked freezing." Read More

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Christopher Bergland is a world-class endurance athlete, coach, author, and political activist.

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