The Psychology of Horror

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Why are we the only species that seeks fear? Why do we bungee jump, ride roller coasters, and watch horror films? What are Gracie and Abbey's biggest fears and how do those fears relate to their favorite horror movies? Finally, why is horror so important for our mental health? All of this and more when you listen to this very special Good Mourning, Nancy episode! --- Take the Shadow Self Quiz: https://goo.gl/tgxwrT --- Theme Song by Lily LeBlanc --- Thanks to our sponsors at Recess Coffee! www.recesscoffee.com Resources: 1. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/recovery-road/201405/what-is-fear (What is Fear) 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2GywoS77qc 3. http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/cells/cellcom/Play-by-play.pdf 4. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1566070215000405 5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uF-2sArqbf0 (What horror films teach us about ourselves.) 6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoYrpA3v-38&t=731s (What use is horror?) 7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwgWkUIm9Gc (What fear can teach us) 8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MljTtMVB4fE (Why I love Horror Movies, Youtube- Directors) 9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhAeXyVDDTc (Carl Jung’s Individuation Process) 10. https://academyofideas.com/2017/10/carl-jung-shadow-profound-quotes/ (Shadow Self Quotes) 11. http://popcornhorror.com/genres/ (Diagram with different horror genres) 12. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NxDah4Flky7gm9huQiw-oaUNWWYpsBHm47Fz12ZXUAA/edit 13. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/morbid-curiosities/201111/the-moral-the-morbid (the moral of the morbid) 14. http://www.btchflcks.com/2017/11/american-mary-and-the-unconventional-feminine-repossession-of-self.html#.Wr3AMZPwZBw 15. http://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2015/10/14/zombie-doctor-horror/ 16. https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/11/oh-the-horror/

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