Why Do We Get Nervous?

Posted on February 11, 2014

This short video presentation explains why we get butterflies in our tummy whenever we have to get up in front of an audience or when presented with a stressful situation.

As the video explains, all these is brought about by our innate fight or flight response that has helped humans survive in the dangerous wild during the early days of mankind. Faced with a potentially stressful or dangerous situation, the brain sends a signal from the pituitary gland to the adrenal glands which then releases adrenaline. Watch the video to understand the effects of adrenaline on our body.


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