Why is fear fun?

Why is fear fun?

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

Why Fear is Fun

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Thirty percent of the population are "thrill-seekers." (0:27)

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    One theory behind the enjoyment of horror movies is the ability to project our own reality onto the characters. (1:27)

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    Studies show people often forget the fear they felt after a certain situation, but they remember the excitement and adrenaline rush. (1:52)

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