Understanding Survival Traits and Human Fight or Flight Physiology During and After a Car Accident
Have you ever been in a car accident and felt an extreme sense of urgency take over your body giving you the ability to react quickly to danger?
Or after a collision you walk away pain-free claiming you haven't suffered any injuries?
Many patients report auto accident injuries arising 2 to 3 days after the incident and often leave a crash reporting no injuries.
It's also common for people to describe a car crash in slow motion, know as slow motion perception.
What causes our bodies and minds to react to threatening events in this way? What is the science behind this and does this protect us from harm?