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THE STARTLE REFLEX: SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED PART TWO

James “007” Bond insisted on his martinis “shaken, not stirred,” but unfortunately such is not always the case after we get a sudden jolt of surprise. Neuroscientists call this the “post-startle period of cognitive dysfunction,” and last month we detailed the first few seconds after a major scare and what characterizes this “post-startle reflex.” 

For the full article see the AOPA website at: 
https://pilot-protection-services.aopa.org/news/2019/october/01/the-startle-reflex-shaken-not-stirred-part-two?_ga=2.46867365.300574531.1570654011-649318552.1568313326

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