One of the movies that are quite popular in theaters in the country is a horror movie. Not only local horror movies, but horror movies from abroad are also quite a lot of people watching. For some people, those who like horror movies are strange people because they want to spend their money just to be scared while watching it. Actually, what is the cause of someone like seeing a horror movie?
Fear belongs to negative emotions. Watching horror movies is one way to defeat that fear. What’s interesting is, when watching it, we will also increase adrenaline in the body. Quite a lot of people who want to feel the sensation of increased adrenaline in their bodies so that they are always interested in horror movies.
Some people experience increased self-confidence after watching a horror movie. After going through various fears while watching the movie, they feel they have the ability to overcome these fears so they have the confidence to deal with various situations in the real world.
Strengthen emotional ties with a partner
Watching horror movies can arouse emotions that trigger endorphin hormone production. This hormone can make an emotional bond with a partner become stronger. For this reason, quite a number of couples watch horror movies together.
Horror movies can burn calories
Research conducted at the University of Westminster says that watching horror movies can help burn calories in the body up to 200 calories.
Humans do need fear
Since birth, humans have been prepared to have fear. The existence of this fear can make humans more motivated when certain situations. The existence of a horror movie is believed to be the satisfaction of fear that is already present in the human body.
Those are some of the reasons why people like to watch horror movies. If you like watching horror movies, it doesn’t mean that something is wrong with you.