Step 1: An event takes place- John sees a bear at the park
Step 2: The event causes stimulation to the emotions- John is scared of the bear.
Oh no! A bear!
Steps 3: A hazard trigger, such as the sight of a predator, causes an amygdala anxiety reflex that stimulates regions that are active in the planning of motor functions involved in battle or flight- Heart beating, sweating profusely, trembling, and thinking about running away.
Step 4: Brain sends signals to body's muscles
Step 5: Brain sends signals to emotions
Step 6: Body comprehends what to do- John plays dead to make the bear go away.