Quick links: trauma and fear

Stories and articles that caught my eye over the last week or so: Journalism in traumatic situations From the APA Monitor, an article about how psychological research is helping journalists who cover disasters. As well as discussing how journalists should behave towards disaster survivors, the article also touches on understanding and preventing traumatic stress reactions Read more about Quick links: trauma and fear[…]

What makes people brave?

A new article from science writer Jeff Wise (Reader’s Digest Magazine, January 2014): Why do some people act quickly, willing to take a risk for a stranger? What makes them run toward danger rather than away from it? Hawkinson, the Granite Mountain Hotshots­—19 of whom perished this past summer in Arizona—every hero who puts his Read more about What makes people brave?[…]