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Angry or Anxious?

By | Research Matters

When we perceive threat, our bodies initiate a fight-or-flight response (Cannon, 1932). This physiological reaction ā€“ involving symptoms such as quickened heart rate ā€“ prepares us for action. Although unpleasant, it is likely that this adaptive response enabled our ancestors to run from or fight predators, and therefore to survive…

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