Battling the Storm Within

Saturday, July 16, 2016

This Is Your Brain On War

“Is the fear that you feel in the Super Bowl the same fear you feel in combat? The answer, it turns out, is yes,” says Grossman.
In 2012, legendary BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner jumped from a helium balloon 24 miles above the Earth to set the record for highest ever free-fall. Red Bull, the sponsor, had poured more than $65 million into the project and employed some of the world’s most eminent scientists and engineers to see it through, but the mission was nearly a complete failure — not because of any technical issues, but because in the months leading up to the jump, Baumgartner had developed a crippling fear of his space suit.


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