Definitions for "Fight-or-flight response"
a state of physiological arousal that enables us to meet sudden threats by either confronting them or running away from them. (410)
A term used to describe the physiological preparedness of animals to deal with danger. go to glossary index
The instinctive reaction to defend oneself from real or perceived danger by becoming aggressive or by withdrawing.
An automatic response of our body that prepares us to act to save ourselves when we become excited or scared.