Episode 146 | Fear and situational awareness

FearIn this episode, we discuss how fear can impact situational awareness in ways that might be surprising.

Length: 29 minutes


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Fear is one of two emotions that drive all human behavior. The other is desire.  Whatever a first responder chooses to do, or not do, is based on one of these two emotional drives.  This episode discuses how fear can compel responders to do undesirable, and sometimes dangerous, things at emergency scenes.

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