Since tonight is Halloween, tonight’s show is called, “Fear of the Dark (The Psychology of Fear for Fun).”
Most of us enjoy Halloween, haunted houses, ghost stories, scary movies, and other entertainment designed to scare us for fun. What is it about them that appeals to us? Isn’t fear a bad thing?
We will get into the psychology and the biological reasons behind our attraction to being scared to amuse ourselves. We will also talk about why some people aren’t attracted to this custom, and a few cautionary tales about being scared.
Tonight, we will discuss:
We'll start off the evening with some topic-relevant Classic Rock played by Dr. Mathis, followed by Classic Rock trivia, in "The Rock & Roll Shrink Recalls," followed by our topic discussion.
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