Essay on Fear: Brain and Strongest Emotions

Submitted By jamesfriell
Words: 387
Pages: 2

Fear
My Questions: What is fear? Is it a trait, behavior, or an emotion? In my opinion, it is an emotion that is in a part of a brain that makes us behave uncontrollably to a certain extent if we encounter whatever our fears are. In this research of mine, I want to find out the true meaning of fear and how us humans face it, or control it. Depending on how serious your fear is, fears are also known has phobias. Phobias are types of fears for certain struggles people face. Some are highly serious and others are not. Throughout my search, I want to discover how the human brain controls our reaction to fears and if our brains are able to release the struggle we face to overcome our fears. Is fear something we are born with, or is it developed as we grow older?
My Search Process
To start off my search process, I searched the true meaning of fear. Fear is an emotion induced by a perceived threat which causes a part of the brain to keep that fear remembered. Also, fear causes a change in our everyday behavior. I have discovered how fear takes control of how we act and how we deal with it. Fear is one of the strongest emotions for every human being; like love or hate it can distort our mind, causing us to not think or act logically in different circumstances. Fear, like the fear of speaking in public, can effect each individual differently; some of us are able to control this fear and speak confidently and clear to a large group, where others of us freeze and let it take…