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Are you “playing possum” at work?

Yesterday, my dog delivered the “gift” of a possum on the carpet in the front hall. Not only did its presence give me a start, I nearly stepped on the animal! On close observation, it wasn’t dead, but simply “playing possum.” Technically, that’s “tonic immobility” – an intense fear response induced by restraint, confinement or […]