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Your Brain in a Disaster

19th May 2008 posted in General

If you survive the initial jolt of an earthquake, or if you hear a warning of a hurricane or cyclone that’s on its way, your brain will go through certain, somewhat predictable stages in response. Here’s an MSNBC.com interview I recently did on the importance of understanding those phases before you find yourself in a disaster.

Getting to know your disaster personality is just as important as stashing away water and food. And way more interesting.