Science Communication Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

From one season of terror to the next: how the horror genre can help us prepare for exams

21st December 2023

Horror to switch off, an anxiety coping mechanism? Horror movies tend to be a divisive subject. For some, simulated terror is the epitome of culture, an artistic delve into the darker parts of the human psyche. Others can’t stomach it—even Paranorman might be a stretch. But experimental research has indicated that ardent fans of the ...