Inside the Mind of Worry|New York Times | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness |

The basic architecture of the brain ensures that we feel first and think second."Researchers in neuroscience, psychology, economics and other disciplines have made a range of discoveries about why human beings sometimes fear more than the evidence warrants, and sometimes less than the evidence warns. That science is worth reviewing at length. But one current issue offers a crash course in the most significant of these findings: the fear of vaccines, particularly vaccines for children."