New research suggests experiencing this type of fear can be good for your health.
The study in the Journal “Emotion” shows that there’s an upside to getting scared for fun.
Researchers analyzed people’s responses before and after walking through the “Scare House” — which is an extreme haunt in Pittsburgh.
They found the spine-tingling experience improved moods, decreased stress and increased confidence.
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