What is courage? What makes some people go where others won't, or come to the rescue while others stand by? Have you ever wondered what you would do in a situation that required courage? How do you think you would act?

INSIGHT brings together some amazing people who have had the chance to find out.

Host Jenny Brockie talks to the courageous and the not-so-brave about why they reacted the way they did in some extreme situations. 

So what exactly is courage? Can it be learnt? Are some people just reckless or perhaps addicted to risk? And is there a downside to being courageous?

INSIGHT takes a good look at the pros and cons of being brave.

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