Fear Itself by Rush W. Dozier
The Origin and Nature of the Powerful Emotion that Shapes Our Lives and Our World

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What are you afraid of?

In Fear Itself, Pulitzer-nominated science author Rush W. Dozier, Jr., takes on such challenging questions as: What is fear? Where does it originate? What purpose does it serve? He reveals how our daily lives are shaped by fear, and yet, how it also pushes us to fulfill our greatest potential. Succeeding in making complicated points of modern neuroscience both accessible and fascinating, Dozier takes us on a thriling journey through the science of the brain and the everyday reality of this most human emotion.

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Rush W. Dozier, Jr., is a Harvard-educated, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and scholar, specializing in science and technology. He lives in Pasadena, California.
Published September 15, 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin. 288 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Overcoming the fear of fire has transformed human life and led to —civilization.— Dozier ranges widely and illustrates vividly, taking up the origin of such common phobias as fear of snakes, spiders, and heights, the special fears of childhood (the dark, monsters under the bed, etc.), the promine...

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