EPISODE 72

Fight or Flight, Fear, and Muscle Memory, with NeuroScientist Dr. Vivian

Aug 29, 2020 | Podcast

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Vivian has a PhD in neuroscience and explains the realities of a sympathetic nervous response. 

While you don’t need to deep dive all of the science here, you do need to understand the tactical implications of a fight or flight response as it relates to training, perception, memory, and attention. Mike and Vivian discuss muscle memory, building good habits, perceptual distortions, and ways to enhance our performance under stress. 

Further reading on Perceptual Distortions in Lethal Force Encounters

RAND Paper on Enhancing Human Performance Under Stress

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