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Old 08-12-2008, 03:38 AM
 
Location: Michigan
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People's feelings toward fear may be summed up in a single gene, explaining why some people love horror movies and some people hate them, scientists now believe.

The gene affects a chemical in the brain and is linked to anxiety.

FOXNews.com - Gene May Control Reaction to Horror Movies - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News
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Old 08-12-2008, 07:30 AM
 
Location: South Florida
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People's feelings toward fear may be summed up in a single gene, explaining why some people love horror movies and some people hate them, scientists now believe.

The gene affects a chemical in the brain and is linked to anxiety.

FOXNews.com - Gene May Control Reaction to Horror Movies - Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News
Very interesting - I've always wondered why I love horror so much and my family hates it... I've got a case of the COMTs. So, does that mean I lack emotion - cause I think my boyfriend would disagree, especially 3 certain days of the month!

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