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The Psychology of Fear

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When a patient was diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, the medical community assured the public that the situation was under control. So why is there so much fear locally about the disease? This hour, we’ll talk about how our brains process fear – and why it can override our intellects – with Dr. Alicia Meuret, Director of the Anxiety and Depression Research Center at SMU; and Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, Chair of UT-Southwestern’s Mental Health Department.