Fear Itself: The Origin and Nature of the Powerful Emotion that Shapes Our Lives and Our World

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Macmillan, Nov 29, 1999 - Psychology - 288 pages
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What are you afraid of?

In Fear Itself, Pulitzer-nominated science author Rush W. Dozier, Jr., takes on such challenging questions as: What is fear? Where does it originate? What purpose does it serve? He reveals how our daily lives are shaped by fear, and yet, how it also pushes us to fulfill our greatest potential. Succeeding in making complicated points of modern neuroscience both accessible and fascinating, Dozier takes us on a thriling journey through the science of the brain and the everyday reality of this most human emotion.

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FEAR ITSELF: The Origin and Nature of the Powerful Emotion That Shapes Our Lives and Our World

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A fascinating exploration of a primal human emotion, from its neurological basis to its impact on society. Science writer Dozier (Codes of Evolution, not reviewed) examines the evolutionary beginnings ... Read full review

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Rush W. Dozier, Jr., is a Harvard-educated, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and scholar, specializing in science and technology. He lives in Pasadena, California.

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