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19 December 2012

The Mayan Apocalypse and Our Fascination with Fear

For the week of December 23rd, 2012

Guests: Sally Brummel, Planetarium Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Bell Museum of Natural History; Dr. Shmuel Lissek, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota

Issues: The story behind the Mayan Apocalypse predictions; Debunking doomsday scenarios; Different types of fear; The biology of fear and anxiety

Part 1

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Part 2

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