Understanding the appeal of fear

    It’s Halloween, and people have been getting into the spirit of all things scary for for some time now.

    For example, the movie “Paranormal Activity 3” broke box-office records during its opening weekend, and continues to draw huge crowds. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the appeal of fear.

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