THE DETERMINING ROLE OF NEED FOR “SAFETY” IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR

  • Why emotions, and especially emotional “knee-jerk” reactions (see below), are so involved in maintaining safety

  • Physiologic basis of Safety Radar

  •  Safety Templates can be faulty

  • Built-in physiology for sources of error

  • If Safety Templates built in childhood are not challenged, the result is a Pseudo-Adult staying safe according to a child’s view of safety