The science of fear : why we fear the things we shouldn't-- and put ourselves in greater danger / Daniel Gardner
Book | Dutton | 2008

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339 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-328) and index.
Contents
Prehistoric refugee -- Of two minds -- The death of homo economicus -- The emotional brain -- A story about numbers -- The herd senses danger -- Fear Inc. -- All the fear that's fit to print -- Crime and perception -- The chemistry of fear -- Terrified of terrorism -- There's never been a better time to be alive.
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ISBN
9780525950622 hardcover
0525950621 hardcover
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