Fear (Mental Process)

Known as: Scared, scaring, Fears 
The affective response to an actual current external danger which subsides with the elimination of the threatening condition.
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2017
Review
2017
Understandably, the perception of Muslims in America was negative after September 11, 2001. Immediately after the terrorist… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
It’s a great honor to join the exceptional club of Banting Award winners, many of whom were my role models and mentors. In… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Learning the relationships between aversive events and the environmental stimuli that predict such events is essential to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Drawing on an appraisal-tendency framework (J. S. Lerner & D. Keltner, 2000), the authors predicted and found that fear and anger… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The development and validation of the Social Phobia Scale (SPS) and the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS) two companion… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
We have previously reported that bilateral amygdala damage in humans compromises the recognition of fear in facial expressions… (More)
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1994
Review
1994
Differences in the risk of multiple sclerosis depending on racial background, and the high clinical concordance rates in… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Emotional responses such as fear are rapidly acquired through classical conditioning. This report examines the neural substrate… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
We developed the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES), an instrument to measure fear of falling, based on the operational definition of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
In this article we propose mechanisms that govern the processing of emotional information, particularly those involved in fear… (More)
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