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Question 1 of 10
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Why are fear triggers important from an evolutionary standpoint?Correct
Incorrect. Fear triggers are a survival instinct.
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What part of the brain is associated with “Fear Learning”?Correct
Incorrect, it is the Amygdala
Question 3 of 10
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According to Glenn Walters, which of these are NOT a factor of Horror film allure?Correct
Incorrect. Social commentary is not a factor mentioned.
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Where term did Freud use to describe horror?Correct
Incorrect. He described the “Uncanny”
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Who first posited the idea of “Catharsis”?Correct
Incorrect, it was Aristotle.
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Who set forth the Excitation Transfer Theory in 1978?Correct
Incorrect, it was Dolf Zillman
Question 7 of 10
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Which of the following statements illustrates the “Dispositional Alignment Theory” of horror films?Correct
Incorrect, the statement most matching is “They got what was coming to them”
Question 8 of 10
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Who developed the Sensation Seeking Scale?Correct
Incorrect. It was Marvin Zuckerman
Question 9 of 10
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Which of these statements would correspond the findings of the “Snuggle Theory”?Correct
Incorrect. The boy would enjoy the movie more if his female companion showed signs of fright.
Question 10 of 10
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Which of these styles of horror film watching was not described by Deirdre D. Johnston in here 1995 study?Correct
Incorrect. Catharsis Watching was not a category.