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Nerve: Adventures in the Science of Worry
by Eva Holland
Confession: I’m terrified of centipedes. In the course of my childhood, my parents’ upstairs rest room was a well-liked hangout for these creepy crawlers, and I’d keep away from heading in there for days if just one built an look. But soon after looking at Nerve, I identified myself questioning why I was even now fearful of these normally harmless critters.
Concerned of heights due to the