What's All This Then?

Well this is what am doing to make my month more challenging. Challenge me in the comment section either here or on YouTube in the last week of the month, you'll be able to vote from a short list of challenges to decide what I'll be doing next month!

JUNE 2011 : Photos

AUGUST: Re-run

JULY: ??

JUNE: Listen to Nina Simone

MAY: Learn about the emotion fear

APRIL: Find an object and take a photo of it every day in different locations

MARCH: Create a stop motion animation

FEBRUARY: Keri Smith's 'This Is Not A Book' book

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Some Wacky Facties

  • Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.
  • The majority of women count snakes as their biggest fear. For men, it's being buried alive.
  • Only 11% of people who admit to having a phobia have actually sort professional help.
  • In a laboratory study, rats whose amygdalas had been damaged showed no fear when in the presence of a cat.
  • The term for someone experiencing a heart attack brought on by intense fear IE: getting scared to death is 'The Baskerville Effect.'
  • According to Robert Leahy, president of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, the average child today, has the same level of anxiety as the average psychiatric patient in the 1950s.
  • US teenagers were surveyed about their fears and the top ten in order were: terrorist attacks, spiders, death, being a failure, war, heights, criminal or gang violence, being alone, the future, and nuclear war.
  • According to Qigong Energy Healing, fear is stored in the kidneys.

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