Rating Movies with Fear Pheromones

Researchers at the world-renowned Max Planck Institute have been successful in identifying a quantifiable criterion for measuring fear.

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Researchers: C. Stönner, A. Edtbauer, B. Derstroff, E. Bourtsoukidis,
T. Klüpfel, J. Wicker, and J. Williams (Max Planck)

  • Humans emit volatile organic compounds in response to certain movie scenes
  • The scientists connected a mass spectrometer to the cinema’s ventilation system and analyzed the data
  • The isoprene concentrations in the cinema hall were found to correlate with the voluntary ratings of films (e.g., FSK 12)
  • This study has fantastic global implications, because we now have a quantifiable criterion for fear
  • Publication link: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0203044

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