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Hair Raising! The Science Behind Scary Music05:53
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Why does our hair stand on end when we hear music from thrillers or horror movies? Well, there may be a scientific reason. Researchers say scary sounds act as a stimulus and evoke a biological response.

Reporter Max Green has our story for The Pulse at WHYY.

This segment aired on October 31, 2017.

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