For the Classroom

Fear and the Brain

  • Published10 Apr 2013
  • Reviewed10 Apr 2013
  • Source California Science Center

Educator resources are meant to give access to information and teaching tools about the nervous system and related health issues. Resources target primary and secondary school levels.

Fear is a full-body experience. While the brain does the brunt of the processing and coordination work, the entire body quickly gets involved to create the fear response. Learn about important brain areas and pathways involved, and how they affect the body.

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