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 :)

M S : NanaLew! love her 💓😊

Maria Rios : you can't just spring a clip of red haired Charlie on me without warning!!!

ngm-sabe-quem : oh the feels with the red haired Charlie clip

Em : 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!

Tyler Woodland : Charlie shuld be a science teacher

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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.

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

showmoke : Miss the Stephen Fry outro though!

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

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?

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 😄

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

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.

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

Lasiru Maheerathna : Welcome back Charlie! <3 We missed you. :)

Katie Z : Shawna!!! And Charlie yaayyy

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?

McLovin McLovin : Charlie please write more songs

Hannah Abbott : So crazy happy that fun science is back 🤓 love you Charlie!

weepywoopy : Is that nanalew?

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?

Lynne Kim : I love youuu Charlie ♥️♥️♥️

tomstanely : i bet Dan is like "teach me daddy"

Tiny : please die

doodifiedJonny : you've got fat explain that

RaccoonInACocoon : I enjoy liquorice

Sanic the hedgehog : Wow Charlies gotten a little fat.

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

Melanie Bester : His palms are sweating, knees weak

Black Screen Education : That's some awesome content. Great stuff man keep it up!

Brunna comdoisNs : He is so cute!!!! I met him at Vidcon in Amsterdam and OMG! He is just adorable;) Great video as always! 👌🏽👌🏽


LOVE OF PLANTS 🌻 : My absolute favorite thing is meditation. I’ve had my best life experiences while meditating.

Elizabeth Travels : Hey it was nice briefly seeing you at Buffer Fest this year! I hope you're enjoying Canada :)

Clara David : I love this series

Hunter Young : Why is the scary movie by Mel brooks?

oxford14 : I remember that bungee jump!