How and Why We Fear

How and Why We Fear

Constant Wonder - Season 1, Episode 20 , Segment 1

S1 E20: Lifesaving Fear

Episode: S1 E20: Lifesaving Fear

  • Jan 18, 2022 7:00 am
  • 34:48 mins

You probably are, or probably know, someone who is scared of snakes. Was this fear a product of experience or genetics? Researchers have found that living things have certain pre-set fears linked to survival. Guest: Daniel Blumstein, author of "The Nature of Fear: Survival Lessons from the Wild"