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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.

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Ellen Eastwood

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