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Why do we like to get scared at the movies? Horror movies and the science of fear
Illustration depicting Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger

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Why do we like to get scared at the movies? Horror movies and the science of fear

The ‘murder hornet’ is out to get bees, not humans. So why are people still freaking out over it?
Picture of the Asian giant hornet

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The ‘murder hornet’ is out to get bees, not humans. So why are people still freaking out over it?

What’s going on in your brain when you’re scared out of your mind
Creepy image of caped, hooded character

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What’s going on in your brain when you’re scared out of your mind

What people with musical anhedonia might tell us about social interaction

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What people with musical anhedonia might tell us about social interaction

Exploring emotion in the brain
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But what role does the brain play in shaping subjective experience? Ajay Satpute, assistant professor in the College of Science, explores this puzzle through the interplay of psychology and neuroscience. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

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Exploring emotion in the brain

Northeastern welcomes new faculty
Four of Northeastern's newest faculty members.

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Northeastern welcomes new faculty