A neuropsychiatrist explains why we crave fear | Deborah Netburn via Los Angeles Times

by Del Rey | Updated October 31, 2016  

Each Halloween, we are reminded that we are a nation divided.

Some of us think going to an amusement park and being chased by people dressed as zombies is a really fun way to spend a Saturday night.

Others think that sounds like torture.

So why do some people love to be scared, while others find it so frightening?

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Written by Del Rey
Del Rey is a writer-editor in residence at the Dr. Susan Block Institute for the Erotic Arts & Sciences. A cyclist, swimmer and sapiosexual kinkster, this book hound has an ever expanding repertoire of sexual knowledge and experiences– from LBGTQA matters to intimacy and role play; from BDSM relationships to fetishes, and relationship counseling.

Favorite Literature includes: The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Bonobo Way, The Ten Commandments of Pleasure, The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty , The Poetry of Rumi, Parable of The Sower and

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