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Year of Fear

'The Year of the Child' Has Become 'the Year of Fear' for Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 06.12.2016 | World
Gordon Brown

LONDON -- The cries of a starving or distressed child are a harrowing enough sound. The screams of a child caught up in violent conflict are an altogether different matter.

The Year of Fear in Review: What Does It Teach Us About Risk Perception?

David Ropeik | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

Turns out the Year of Fear in Review tells us a lot about how our risk perception system works, and why we're more afraid of some lesser risks, and not afraid enough of some bigger ones.