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On the Nature of Fear

Experts from the fields of human and animal affective neuroscience discuss their own definitions of fear and how we should study it

4 minutes ago — Dean Mobbs, Ralph Adolphs, Michael S. Fanselow, Lisa Feldman Barrett, Joseph E. LeDoux, Kerry Ressler, Kay M. Tye and Nature Neuroscience

Eavesdropping Puts Anxious Squirrels at Ease

Squirrels constantly scan their surroundings for hawks, owls and other predators. But they also surveil for threats by eavesdropping on bird chatter. Christopher Intagliata reports. ...

September 12, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata

Stare Down Gulls to Avoid Lunch Loss

Researchers slowed the approach of greedy gulls by an average of 21 seconds by staring at the birds versus looking elsewhere. Christopher Intagliata reports.

August 8, 2019 — Christopher Intagliata
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