Surprise! That DOES Affect You.

accident-2-1474589Thankfully, all of these traumatic events – the shootings in California, the bombing in Paris, the church shootings in South Carolina – have been far away from the rest of us. Although we hurt for those who must personally deal with the loss and pain these senseless tragedies have caused, we breath a little sigh of relief that the trauma of those events cannot touch us.

But don’t get too comfortable.

Studies reveal that our brains cannot always distinguish the real from the imagined. That explains why movies scare you to death – even though you know the action is not real.