After a terrorist attack, we grow fearful. Here’s what that does to our brains
It’s a testament to the subtle psychological power of fear. Events like 9/11, like the Boston Marathon bombing, like the Paris massacre, like the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, all have the power to change the way we see the world and think about others.
Over the last year, in the wake of several more terrorist attacks, I’ve spoken to a number of psychologists and asked them all the same question: What does that fear do to our minds? – READ MORE