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Why Do We Make Mountains out of Molehills?

Lecture no. 10 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

Why Do We Make Mountains out of Molehills?

Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Overreacting, especially to events that pose little or no tangible threats, takes energy, hurts people’s feelings, damages relationships, and can even result in legal problems—but we do it anyway. Why? Find out in this lecture on the puzzling nature of—and social and evolutionary reasons behind—extreme overreactions.

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