Fight, Flight, Or Freeze?

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For many years it was believed that defending oneself or running away were the only possible responses to a dangerous situation.  The fight or flight theory suggests that, when threatened by a harmful opponent, a person will make a split second decision between fighting (if he feels he might get the best of his attacker) and fleeing (if the opposite assessment is made).  There is, however, a third ...

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