The Nature of Things Be Afraid: The Science of Fear

Why do some people seek out terrifying experiences while others avoid fear at all costs? Why does fear spur some to fight and leave others frozen? Although the emotion of fear is as old as life itself, scientists are asking new questions and getting new answers about how our brains process it.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/15/2020

Dot. Scaremaster 2.0

Dot gathers the crew together to give her Dad, the self-acclaimed “Scaremaster”, a fright he won’t soon forget… but in the end, it’s the one person she didn’t see coming who delivers the final Halloween scare.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:02
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/06/2017

The Nature of Things Passion and Fury, The Emotional Brain: Fear (Part 3 of 4)

Our most primitive emotion is mined in this probing examination of terror, anxiety and phobias. What triggers fear, our physiological reactions, and what purpose it serves are studied. Scientists investigate how our brain assesses the need for fight or flight. How does environment affect our fear centre? What about the way we are raised? Unlock the mystery of this primal ...
  • 2005
  • 00:52:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2013