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Can’t shake that fear of snakes? Blame it on your brain

As a herpetologist, a zoologist that focuses on amphibians and reptiles, Dr. Brian Greene knows that one of the risks in the natural environment is dangerous snakes, but he has always been curious as to why people are so afraid. He’ll share some recent research about primates’ brains that trains us to be afraid of snakes in a free public lecture Feb. 10.

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