Sensing Fear Research published this week in the journal Science indicates that the brain's amygdala keys in on larger-than-normal eye whites as a sign that something's not right.
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Research published this week in the journal Science indicates that the brain's amygdala keys in on larger-than-normal eye whites as a sign that something's not right.

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Paul J. Whalen, assistant professor of psychiatry and psychology. Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin-Madison.