Humans Can Feel Terror Even If They Lack Brain's "Fear Center," University of Iowa Study  
2/4/2013 7:50:01 AM

Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that three volunteer women with defective amygdalas were able to experience internal fear. In their paper published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, the team describes how they were able to induce fear in the volunteers despite all three suffering from a degenerative disease that made them immune to fear in the "normal" sense.