Here's a Database of Media Scientifically Verified to Give You the Chills

By Hannah Docter-Loeb

Chills are an innate response for most people. Whether you’re watching a scary movie, or get some harrowing news, it’s a common emotional response to stimuli. And now, scientists have created a database of certain media that has the potential to give you the chills.

The group of researchers from MIT Media Lab, The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Centre in Israel, and the Institute for Advanced Consciousness Studies in California, published their findings in early March in Frontiers. 

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