The Chilling World of Goosebumps and Frisson [VIDEO]

    March 28, 2013
    Josh Wolford

We know why we get goosebumps – scientifically speaking. But there are a lot of different external causes for our internal response. Everyone has experienced goosebumps from being cold, for instance. And most of us have experienced another oddly-enjoyable sensation associated with the response:

Frisson. Or, those chills you get when you’re listening to a music. Is it because the music is so beautiful? Is it because you recognize it from childhood? AsapSCIENCE looks at another theory that has to do with fear. Fear, you say? Yes.



Josh Wolford
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