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New approach to spider phobia, Putting yourself in someone else's shoes, Empathic cars

Claudia experiences a novel treatment for her spider phobia, why stepping into someone else's shoes doesn't mean you'll see their point of view, and are empathic cars the future?

Claudia undergoes a novel treatment for her spider phobia. She meets Professor Sarah Garfinkel at her Sussex lab who has trialled a new technique which involves tuning in to the beat of the heart and finding a quicker way to dampen down and reduce arachnophobia. Does it work for Claudia and does the method allow her to get closer to Terry the tarantula? Also why stepping into someone else's shoes doesn't mean you'll see their point of view and can even mean you can become more entrenched in your own, original views. And are empathic cars the vehicles of the future?

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All in the Mind: Spider phobia

All in the Mind: Spider phobia

Claudia Hammond tries to treat her spider phobia with the help of Terry the Tarantula and Professor Sarah Garfinkel at the University of Sussex.

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