According to researchers, the choice of background music can affect a viewer's attitude towards sharks.
In order to recover from phobias, researchers suggest people must alter memory driven negative attitudes about their feared object.
Repetitive transcranial memory stimulation applied to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modifies the negative effects of fear memories. The findings could have implications for the treatment of PTSD.
According to researchers, some people engage in acts they find immensely fearful in order to gain social standing.
Study identifies six psycho-acoustically distinct types of screams, relaying emotions such as pain, anger, fear, joy, sadness, and pleasure. Non-alarming screams, such as expressions of joy and pleasure, are perceived and processed by the brain more effectively than screams of alarm.
A new EEG study illustrates how fear arises in the brain when people are exposed to threatening images.
A new study shows a missing brain protein could lead to abnormal levels of fear.