Ice Road at Dusk

by Richard Hill


University Medical Center Mainz

The experience was one of titillation, awe, and fear all rolled into one: the quintessence of fascination! That is, I felt a paradoxically delightful terror upon being confronted with the power of nature and my utter dependence on it as all that lay between us and the frigid abyss below was a sheet of ice! My research aims to elucidate the phenomenology as well as the neurocorrelates of the sublimity of deeply moving experiences such as fascination.

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