Why do we get scared?

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Clip from Scope  |  Season 5  |  Episode 42  |  10 Peach  |  April 12, 2020

Psychologist Christine explains why we get scared and why it is normal and even important to feel the emotion of fear every now and then. What kind of hormones are triggered when we feel fear? When is it a good thing to be fearful? When can being fearful be a bad thing? How can we lessen the feeling of fear when we recognise that we are being irrational? What are some benefits of crying?

Psychologist Christine explains why we get scared and why it is normal and even important to feel the emotion of fear every now and then. What kind of hormones are triggered when we feel fear? When is it a good thing to be fearful? When can being fearful be a bad thing? How can we lessen the feeling of fear when we recognise that we are being irrational? What are some benefits of crying?

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