[Joseph] "Campbell proposed that the heroic mythological stories from culture to
culture followed a similar underlying pattern, starting with the 'call
to adventure', followed by a hazardous journey, and eventual triumph.
...'Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.'
... The Yerkes-Dodson law: performance increases with physiological or mental arousal, but only up
to a point. When levels of arousal become too high, performance