Posts Tagged: fear

Fear of predators causes PTSD-like changes in brains of wild animals

August 7, 2019

Fear can be measured in the brain and fearful life-threatening events can leave quantifiable long-lasting traces in the neural circuitry of the brain with enduring effects on behaviour, as shown…

Human ‘super predator’ more terrifying than bears, wolves and dogs

July 25, 2016

Bears, wolves and other large carnivores are frightening beasts but the fear they inspire in their prey pales in comparison to that caused by the human ‘super predator.’ A new…