One Mistake Means Certain Death: These Fearless Athletes All Have One Thing in Common, and It Might Not Be What You Think

Clinically Fearless

Alex Honnold underwent a brain scan before shooting his documentary; Free Solo. The doctors that were conducting the scan found something incredibly shocking. Alex Honnold’s amygdalas did not work when prompted, meaning that he physically cannot feel fear, anger, survival instincts, or the fight or flight response like the average person.


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