By Cara Murez
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — That intense feeling of fear as you watch Jason Voorhees chase his next victim while wearing a hockey mask in “Friday the 13th” might actually be good for you. It also might not be.
Researchers report that horror’s impact is really in the eye of the beholder, a little different for everyone but not all bad.
“It’s called ‘the paradox of horror,'” explained researcher Dr. Ramnarine Boodoo, a child psychiatrist at Penn State Health’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, “because people generally try to avoid things that make them uncomfortable. So why…