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The Fear Study at Erebus Haunted Attraction

Every year, millions of people pay good money to be terrified at haunted houses. This year, we decided to try to understand the psychology behind this.

To do this, a group of horror researchers have set up shop at Erebus Haunted Attraction to study the fear-response of people who visit. They will be asking visitors about their beliefs and attitudes, measuring their heart rate during the haunt, and even measuring their brain waves to better understand the minds of horror fans and how they come to enjoy being scared.

Interested in participating? Find a scientist in a white lab coat on the 15th and 16th of October, or an EREBUS team-member while on-site and tell them you want to join the study!

Scare You Soon,

-The Fear-Response Research Study Team



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