The Fear Factor (2017) examines the multifaceted role that fear plays in our lives. Though commonly perceived as a purely negative emotion, fear is in fact linked to several virtuous human characteristics, such as empathy and altruism.
Abigail Marsh is a neuroscientist and psychologist at Georgetown University. Her studies focus on the social interactions of human beings, and her work has been included in the Times, the Huffington Post and NPR.
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