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043 Why Do We Like to Be Scared?
Oct 31, 2014 · 6 min
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From haunted houses to Friday the 13th movies, we love to scare ourselves silly. And this isn’t new—from Edgar Allen Poe to the latest Stephen King, we’ve frightened ourselves on purpose for centuries. In this special Halloween edition of the Savvy Psychologist, Dr. Ellen Hendriksen answers the question: Why do we enjoy being scared? Visit the website:

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