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“fear”

Oct 16, 2014 12:45 PM ET
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Oct 14, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Could a therapeutic regimen retrain a person's brain and rid it of its fears? That's the idea behind exposure therapy, and Trace has the answer.
Jul 29, 2014 10:15 AM ET
New research suggests that a baby's sense of smell may play a large role in how it acquires the ability to be afraid. All it needs is a mom in distress.
Jul 3, 2014 05:09 AM ET
Is something sneaking up on you? It doesn't even have to be sneaking, for us to be afraid of it. Turns out humans have closeness issues. Tara reports.
Jan 6, 2014 08:20 AM ET
Feeling anxious or nervous about something? Don't try to calm yourself down - get psyched! Annie tells you about a new study that suggests that excitement over fear-inducing activities can make you feel better.
Nov 26, 2013 09:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
What can you -- and the airlines -- do to make the experience more comfortable?
Sep 24, 2013 06:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Singer Olivia Newton-John has asked a priest to rid a home she's trying to sell of any evil spirits. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2013 04:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new study may explain why some children report paranormal experiences with ghosts, fairies and monsters. ->
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