Srini Pillay

When does the brain first register unconscious fear?

unconscious fear in babies

Fear may be conscious or unconscious. Conscious fear results in symptoms such as palpitations and sweating. Unconscious fear is entirely outside your awareness. Yet, even though you do not register unconscious fear, it still activates and changes your brain. That’s why it matters. To understand when the brain starts reacting to unconscious fear, researchers showed 5 and 7- month-old […]