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Why is it fun to be frightened?
John Carpenter’s iconic horror film “Halloween” celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Few horror movies have achieved similar notoriety, and...
Plane travel only feels like it’s dangerous
Despite the headlines, airplanes remain the safest form of travel.
Why do we freeze when we’re scared?
Why we sometimes become paralyzed with fear.
Humans Are Better At Noticing Snakes Than We Are At Seeing Spiders
Snakes get a bad rap, but we humans probably have them to thank — at least in part — for...
The Dark Side Of The Love Hormone Oxytocin
New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was.
Researchers Scare The Crap Out Of Patients Who Supposedly Can’t Feel Fear
The only thing to we have to fear is fear itself. Also suffocation.