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The Good Stuff | Why Do We Like To Be Afraid?

Why Do We Like To Be Afraid?

From horror movies to roller coasters, we like to be in situations that scare us. But isn't fear supposed to be an unpleasant experience? We talk with psychologist, David Zald, about what happens in our brain when we get scared and why we like it so much.

Premiere Date: May 5, 2016 | Runtime: 00:07:59

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The Good Stuff dives deep into the off-beat science stories you won't hear about on TV. Each four-episode playlist follows hosts Matt and Craig on an in-depth journey through fringe science and research, spanning such topics as fear, sleep, food, and the paranormal. Join them on their journey to find the Good Stuff!