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Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear

Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear

Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear Small shocks conditioned study subjects to fear one particular virtual scary guy in a dark alley while researchers watched their brain connectivity in an MRI. Credit: LaBar Lab, Duke University Your brain …

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    Surging US virus cases raise fear that progress is slipping

    Surging US virus cases raise fear that progress is slipping

    Surging US virus cases raise fear that progress is slipping Surging US virus cases raise fear that progress is slipping In this June 11, 2020, file photo workers on scaffolding lay blocks on one of the larger buildings at a development site where various residential units and commercial sites are …

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      LatAm virus cases top 1.5mn as markets fear second wave

      Activists from the Brazilian NGO Rio de Paz (Peace Rio), dig 100 mock graves on Copacabana beach symbolizing deaths from the COV

      LatAm virus cases top 1.5mn as markets fear second wave LatAm virus cases top 1.5mn as markets fear second wave Activists from the Brazilian NGO Rio de Paz (Peace Rio), dig 100 mock graves on Copacabana beach symbolizing deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A worrying …

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        Continuously tracking fear response could improve mental health treatment

        Continuously tracking fear response could improve mental health treatment

        Continuously tracking fear response could improve mental health treatment Continuously tracking fear response could improve mental health treatment If continuously monitored, fear can be used as a tool to improve mental health treatment, reports University of Houston researcher Rose Faghih, who has created a new algorithm for continuously monitoring the …

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          Child’s play ‘lost’ in pandemic fear

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          Child’s play ‘lost’ in pandemic fear Child’s play ‘lost’ in pandemic fear Ms Jennifer Fane, PhD candidate, Flinders University, South Australia Credit: Flinders University Social and community disruptions caused by the COVID-19 restrictions could have a lasting effect on child wellbeing, Flinders University researchers warn. While health, safety and education …

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            Fear of COVID-19 keeping adults from emergency care

            Fear of COVID-19 keeping adults from emergency care

            Fear of COVID-19 keeping adults from emergency care Fear of COVID-19 keeping adults from emergency care (HealthDay)—Adults are avoiding emergency medical care for fear of catching COVID-19, according to a poll released April 28 by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Morning Consult conducted the online poll of 2,201 …

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              Short on protective gear, Russian medics fear infecting patients

              Short on protective gear, Russian medics fear infecting patients 1

              Short on protective gear, Russian medics fear infecting patients Short on protective gear, Russian medics fear infecting patients Credit: CC0 Public Domain With Russian medical workers often forced to make or buy their own protective equipment, Olga was not surprised when a fellow doctor at her clinic in the Moscow …

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                Fear and foreboding in New York, US coronavirus hotbed

                Fear and foreboding in New York, US coronavirus hotbed 2

                3D print of a spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19–in front of a 3D print of a SARS-CoV-2 virus particle. The spike protein (foreground) enables the virus to enter and infect human cells. On the virus model, the virus surface (blue) is covered with spike proteins (red) …

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                  Paper money shunned for fear of virus spread

                  Paper money shunned for fear of virus spread 3

                  This Wednesday, April 3, 2019, file photo shows a box filled with dollar bills, in New York. A growing number of businesses and individuals worldwide have stopped using banknotes in fear that physical currency, handled by tens of thousands of people over their useful life, could be a vector for …

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