From: CNN

The psychology and neuroscience of terrorism

CNN:

Your brain on constant fear is not a pretty sight.

What is supposed to be a lifesaving instinct becomes anchored in your body, flooding your system with corrosive hormones that can damage your health, affect the way you think and change the decisions you make.

“Fear is the primary psychological weapon underlying acts of terrorism,” said Daniel Antonius, director of forensic psychiatry at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, New York. “It is this fear, or the anticipation of future acts of terror, that can have serious effects on our behavior and minds.”

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