Racing heart, tensed muscles, sweating and shivering are the reactions what we generally experience when we are frightened. Fear has us screaming or running without any second thoughts.
People get scared for various reasons; some might be strongly afraid of some things, while others may not. Our reflexes control the way we react in a fearful situation. Find out how our body and mind respond to scary moments.
Brain has the ability to remember fearful experiences, which help in recognizing threats. On encountering a frightening situation, body prepares itself for a “fight or flight” response, during which blood will be pumped faster and with more force to the muscles.
Breaking into sweat is a body’s way of cooling down. Raising of hair is another reaction that is felt during chilly situations. Time slowing down is the strangest effect felt when we are gripped with intense fear.
Most people are more afraid of the IRS and taxes than God.