Dr. Liz Phelps http://wrvo.org en Fear is in the mind of the beholder http://wrvo.org/post/fear-mind-beholder <p>You’re watching a scary movie. As the suspense begins building, you notice that your heart rate increases, your pupils dilate, and you that you are beginning to sweat. Is it hot in the room? No, that’s not what’s causing it. What you’re experiencing is good ol’ fashioned fear.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.psych.nyu.edu/phelpslab/whoweare.html">Dr. Liz Phelps </a>discusses two kinds of fear: real and fake. Dr. Phelps is the director of the <a href="http://www.psych.nyu.edu/phelpslab/whatwedo.html">Phelps Lab at NYU</a> and a professor in psychology. Her research focuses on how human learning and memory are changed by emotion, and what neural systems mediate the interactions between the three.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Phelps.</strong></p><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:10:08 +0000 Take Care Staff 45928 at http://wrvo.org Fear is in the mind of the beholder