The Science of Horror

Members of the student council and students studying Creative Media attended a live event hosted by TV3 in Dundrum on 15th November 2017.

The Science of Horror Movies was an event where film reviewer, Gordon Hayden (TV3) was joined by film critics, film historians and cognitive psychologists to explore the science behind the scares. The event explored horror tropes, the cognitive science that makes them work and the psychological tools and tricks that filmmakers use to take fear to a new level. With a panel discussion and live experiments on the night, The Science of Horror movies delivered a unique look at what makes a horror movie tick.