Psychology & Psychiatry

Zombie movies prepared you for the pandemic

Tales of post-apocalyptic landscapes in which few survivors emerge into a new and much different world have long been popular tales woven by screenwriters and authors. While many enjoy these stories, thinking of them as nothing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Spoilers can enhance thrills for some moviegoers

For Stephen King fans worrying they might hear people talking about IT Chapter Two before they see it, Judith Rosenbaum advises to keep in mind that spoilers aren't necessarily a bad thing.

Psychology & Psychiatry

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 it's credited with kicking off the steady stream of slasher flicks that followed.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What makes a good horror movie?

Like them or hate them horror films are big business and a string of new horror films are hitting the big screen this year. But what creates the intensity of suspense? And was Alfred Hitchcock – the master of suspense - ...

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