Your Heart Skips a Beat — But What About Your Brain?

  • Published19 Oct 2022
  • Author Cyrenna Cooper
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Trick-or-treating and indulging in mini candy bars is lighthearted Halloween fun. However, lurking ghouls and goblins can cause your hands to sweat and heart to race. But have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you’re scared?

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