It was formed through a stringent selection process which included the Philippine National Skills Competition (PNSC), and a series of Gold Camps where the successful PNSC winners and their respective experts underwent skills enhancement exercises and psychological, physical and emotional conditioning
For the last one month, they have been undergoing training in physical, mental and emotional conditioning
so as to be able to meet the challenges they could meet at the earth's southernmost continent.
Geffen and the first author of the study, Mark Aizenberg, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in her laboratory, used emotional conditioning
in mice to investigate how hearing acuity (the ability to distinguish between tones of different frequencies) can change following a traumatic event, known as emotional learning.
to masked stimuli: Expectancies for aversive outcomes following non-recognized fear-relevant stimuli.
Sometimes this fear can be well founded whilst at others it's more about emotional conditioning
which sees us react to circumstances based on unresolved issues from our past.