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Key Points

Key Points

  • A well-functioning cerebellum coordinates fluid movements and calibrates freeze responses as part of the brain's survival network
  • If freezing in place is a good survival strategy, the cerebellum automatically initiates a quick, momentary freeze response
  • If the cerebellum dysfunctions in fearful situations, freeze responses last too long and cause immobility akin to crippling anxiety

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