What was David's mistaken assumption?


David Goggins's mistaken assumption was related to his fear of sharks. Despite being a Navy SEAL who frequently spent time in the water, he exhibited a notable fear of sharks. This was somewhat amusing to Andrew Huberman, given David's extensive waterborne experiences as part of his military training and activities. The fear was evident during a lab visit where David participated in a virtual reality scenario involving sharks, which he personally found quite intimidating, yet he chose to face it as a form of self-testing 1 .

Fear and Friction

Discover the fearless mindset of David Goggins and how he constantly seeks out challenges to push his limits. Andrew Huberman discusses the concept of "limbic friction" and how it applies to overcoming fear and taking action in high-pressure situations.

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