LEADVILLE – Collegiate Peaks Forum Series: The Upside of Fear: How and Why We Enjoy Thrills and Chills by Dr. Margee Kerr
September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
FREE LECTURE PROGRAM
The Upside of Fear: How and Why We Enjoy Thrills and Chills by Dr. Margee Kerr
Fear is a universal human experience, but do we really understand it? If we’re so terrified of monsters and serial killers, why do we flock to the theaters to see them? Why do people avoid thinking about death, but jump out of planes and swim with sharks? This lecture will not only cover the science of fear, but explain why some of us love the thrill of a rollercoaster while others detest it. Dr. Kerr will explain fear from a physiological, psychological, and sociological perspective to show how fear is not all bad, and can even be good for us.