Notes on the Psychology of Horror (Asher’s Pre-Presentation Pt2!)



Here’s a few links to some light reading on the topic of psychology and the horror film

Understanding the Popular Appeal of Horror Cinema – An Integrated-Interactive Model 

The Psychology of Scary Movies – a Filmmaker IQ lesson

Fear Makes Art More Engaging – Thanks to Loudon for this one!

How Fear Works – Conditioning and Instinct

Mental Illness following “The Exorcist” – Notes on the 1975 article by psychiatrist James Bozzuto “Cinematic Neurosis Following The Exorcist”




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