Fresh Files
Published in

Fresh Files

The Fascinating Psychology Behind Why People Love Horror Movies

There are primal forces at work here

Man in a hoodie and a scary mask making the “hush” sign

I was with friends in an underground pathway filled with stores and coffee shops, all closed. It was just us in this cavernous hallway — the whole place was abandoned since it was Sunday evening.

--

--

Fresh Files explores new and trending movements in lifestyle, tech, and media. Curious, analytical, and lighthearted.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Ellen Eastwood

Culture and lifestyle writer | Generalist | Curious | Witty on a good day | Contact: elleneastwood@outlook.com