October 30, 2023

How do Halloween frights impact our heart? Featuring Dr. Jesse Hansen

For the vast majority of people, Halloween frights are usually harmless, says Jesse Hansen, assistant professor of pediatrics: “The type of scare that you get from, like, a jump scare, a spooky thing, that’s actually your fight-or-flight system turning on. If that turns on for a short amount of time, then that’s really not going to hurt anybody.”