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Many believe the ancient Mayan calendar has predicted the end of the world in December 2012. Believing in the apocalypse can accompany believing in a higher order that offers hope for people, says Alberto Varona, Psy.D., Core Faculty in the Adler School’s Department of Clinical Psychology. Yet, from a cognitive-behavioral perspective, people prone to anxiety issues and phobias may be drawn to apocalyptic fears, says David Castro-Blanco, Psy.D., Core Faculty in the Adler School’s Department of Clinical Psychology.
Drs. Castro-Blanco and Varona discuss these and other psychologies that drive belief in the apocalypse, along with scholars in physics and anthropology, in this story “Pay your taxes; the world isn't going to end this year.”
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