The Science of Horror Movies: 13/11/2021 TBC

Do you like scary movies? The continuing popularity of horror films would suggest many people do. But why do we like being scared and what makes a great horror film? Find out in this fun event, as scientist and film fan Dr Declan McKenna explains the tricks that horror movies use to frighten us. Using clips from well-known films, he explains the science behind the emotional and psychological responses we experience when we watch a scary movie. It won’t be for the faint-hearted, but it promises to be a monster night out for horror fans!

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