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The Science of Scary

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Why do some of us love to be scared by the films we watch, while some of us hide behind the sofa? What happens to our minds and our bodies when we feel scared or tense, and why does it affect us even though we know it’s all just on the screen?

This discussion will welcome horror and thriller writers to talk with biomedical researchers about writing for genre and how and why making films that make audiences jump can be a leap to success. [15]

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