Why Do We Enjoy Being Scared? | Fun Science

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itsanothercourtney : I haven't seen your videos in so long and I dont know why they just never popped up on my subscription feed! But Hi Charlie I'm loving these videos :)

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moonie who? : oh the feels with the red haired Charlie clip

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Emelia G : I watching scary movies! I get far too invested in the characters. I would rather just watch a happy movie. I really want to skydive though!

Lynne Kim : Your editing skills are phenomenal Charlie!!

IsaPunker : Charlie you're so cool like! 😊

Cerys Owen : So this is why I stay up at 3am watching buzzfeed unsolved🤔

Pindaaah : What a segue at the end, by the way

mickeleh : Excellent. Couldn't avoid thinking back to Charlie's "I'm scared" video as it played.

showmoke : Miss the Stephen Fry outro though!

CosasdeAndrea : The Fun Science/Shawna collaboration I've been waiting for

Ritosha : I feel like this series would be much much much more enjoyable and informative without those silly cringy skits and jokes... I've seen all episodes of this series thus far released and gosh I haven't laughed at those even once. It's just really cringy and it makes me feel like this series is designed for small children tbh.

Marie Fazio : But then why do some people (me) hate scary movies?

Najm Touma : Chubby Charlie is just the cutest 😁 used to watch your videos about 4 years ago, now i come back to this and it's just delightful 😄

Cherokee Roses : Love this series, Charlie! Im glad you found your niche :) The thing I would have loved to know though is: Why do some people absolutely hate horror (films, games, haunted mansions etc) and getting scared of things while other people don't?

Erin Fain : I love Shawna! This is the collab of 2008’s me dreams

Dominic Adamson : Palms are sweaty? You mean like knees weak, arms are heavy?

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All My Best Friends Wear Turtlenecks : I love how caveman Charlie just looks like 16 year old Charlie wearing a duvet.

chicken skink : Maybe that's why I don't like horror movies. I have a very active imagination and feel 100% not safe during/after them.

Ceelyn : oh chaaarlie <3

Leo Graham Fitzpatrick : 7777th view and 55th comment

millie nettleton : I do English at Uni and we studied horror for a week- some reading suggested that psychologically, watching horror allows us to 'expel the abject' from ourselves. The idea that we watch a monster probably inevitably get vanquished reassures us that we can get rid of that which we see as monstrous from within ourselves. Or some shit like that.

One of Those Weird Kids : *cries cuz I don't like being scared AT ALL*

HolyGrayle : So people who absolutely hate being scared (particularly wrt scary movies/tv shows)... is it that their brain has a harder time recognizing the lack of real danger?

01Phenom : Beer belly Charles? lol

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Sarah Backshall : I love this, and it was really illuminating for me. I was wondering though, and this wasn't really addressed, that while some people love horror (ie me), some people really hate it and can't stand it. What's the reason behind that?

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Chloe Rocks : Oh wow Charlie I forgot you used to have red hair!

Melanie Bester : His palms are sweating, knees weak

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McKenzie Gable : Huh, maybe that's why I can't do paranormal activity movies but other forms of horror films I can enjoy. Because I DONT know that I'm safe and it's just in a film haha

flamshiz : eyes wide, palms are sweaty

Charles Parmar : You have one of the best voices in the world

Hummerer4632 : Great breaking the 4th wall, Charlie!

showmoke : Hey fans - just in case you haven't seen Charlie's TedTalk on 'Unfollowing your Dreams', it's very good. Just google it - it's on YouTube. It explains a bit of why he's doing what he's doing now.

Meypax : I thought this channel had died out lol