Why Being Scared is So Much Fun!

Scared

Some of us love a good scare! It’s fun being scared! But, why is that? Why is it so entertaining to be scared!? Well, thanks to a new TED Ed video, Margee Kerr gives us an answer!

At this very moment, people are lining up somewhere to scare themselves, be it with a thrill-ride or a horror movie. In fact, in October of 2015 alone, about 28 million people visited a haunted house in the US. But you might wonder: What could possibly be fun about being scared? Margee Kerr examines the biology and psychology behind what makes fear so fun.

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