MINI-DOC: Fears Remind Us of Fight-or-Flight

Izzy Rivera


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Many people fear spiders. Fear is a natural product of humans’ instinctual fight-or-flight response.

Izzy Rivera, Reporter

WOODBURY — Drowning. Mice. The dark. Heights. Spiders. Snakes.

Just about everyone is afraid of something. Fear is a natural reaction to humans’ instinctual fight-or-flight response, and it manifests different in everyone. Students and teachers in the Nonnewaug community shared some of their fears.