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31 October 2023

Halloween, or Why We Enjoy Being Scared

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At one time or another, we all feel fear, an emotion that makes us want to flee. And yet, there is one date in the calendar that is becoming increasingly popular around the world for celebrating fear: 31 October, Halloween night. But why are we so attracted to fear? Science has some explanations.

Javier Yanes

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