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Neuroscience

Periodic Graphics: The science of fear

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning explains the physiology of fright

by Andy Brunning, special to C&EN
October 18, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 40

 

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Andy Brunning/C&EN

To download a pdf of this article, visit http://cenm.ag/fear.

References used to create this graphic:

Adolphs, Ralph. “The Biology of Fear.” Curr. Biol. (Jan. 21, 2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.11.055.

Javanbakht, Arash, and Linda Saab. “The Science of Fright: Why We Love to Be Scared.” The Conversation, Oct. 26, 2017.

Ressler, Kerry J. “Amygdala Activity, Fear, and Anxiety: Modulation by Stress.” Biol. Psychiatry (June 15, 2010). DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.04.027.


A collaboration between C&EN and Andy Brunning, author of the popular graphics blog Compound Interest

To see more of Brunning’s work, go to compoundchem.com. To see all of C&EN’s Periodic Graphics, visit http://cenm.ag/periodicgraphics.

 

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