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December 13, 2012
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My, What Big Teeth You Have! Threatening Objects Appear Closer

When we’re faced with things that seem threatening, whether it’s a hairy spider or an angry mob, our goal is usually to get as far away as we can. Now, new research suggests that our visual perception may actually be … Continue reading

September 8, 2012
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That Giant Tarantula Is Terrifying, But I’ll Touch It

Expressing your emotions can reduce fear, UCLA psychologists report “Give sorrow words.” —Malcolm in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” Can simply describing your feelings at stressful times make you less afraid and less anxious? A new UCLA psychology study suggests that labeling your … Continue reading