From Resident Evil to Dead Space, for many of us there's nothing we like more than an absolutely terrifying horror game. But have you ever wondered why so many of us enjoy the feeling of fear?
Luckily, psychologists have been asking that very question, and they even think a bit of recreational fear might be good for you.
00:40 Playing with Fear
03:52 Practising Self-Scare
08:13 Reaping the Benefits
Recreational Fear Lab: https://cc.au.dk/en/recreational-fear-lab
Mateus' Tedx Talk: https://youtu.be/6St5R2bYMOY
Lucie's Research: https://www.cam.ac.uk/stories/VR-and-anxiety
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