Why is fear fun?

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Thirty percent of the population are "thrill-seekers." How can fear be fun?


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Why Fear is Fun


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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Thirty percent of the population are "thrill-seekers." 00:27

  2. One theory behind the enjoyment of horror movies is the ability to project our own reality onto the characters. 01:27

  3. Studies show people often forget the fear they felt after a certain situation, but they remember the excitement and adrenaline rush. 01:52