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Conversation Starters: Scaredy Sharks and the Science of Fear


In this episode Mindy and Guy taught us that having a fear of something (like a fear of heights or a fear of spiders) is called a phobia. What is the strangest phobia you can come up with? Fear of marshmallows? Fear of rainbows? Can you come up with a name for your phobia?


Talk about who in your household or family is the most brave — is it a kid or a grownup? Why do you think that is?


What is the bravest thing you have ever done in your lifetime?