Happy Halloween! Here are a few psychology-related Halloween articles we’ve found on the web. Please use comments to alert us to any others and we’ll add them in to the post.
The Lure of Horror, the Digest editor explores horror’s appeal and why it takes the form it does.
Vampire Apocalypse: A Biocultural Critique of Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend. Essay by Mathias Clasen – the literary scholar interviewed at length in the previous Lure of Horror article (check out his website for further excellent articles on horror).
Six reasons we’re so fascinated by zombies (Psych files podcast).
True Blood: The real vampire slayers (requires free registration)