Why Are Things Creepy?

Why Are Things Creepy?

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John Bergeron’s SINGING ANDROIDS [videos]:




website: http://www.androidworld.com/prod68.htm

SHAYE ST. John [videos]:


http://www.youtube.com/user/ShayeSaintJohn

“Die in a week” image from MarbleHornets: http://www.youtube.com/user/MarbleHornets

Nightmare-fuel image collections:

http://creepypasta.wikia.com/wiki/Nightmare_Fuel_(Gallery)

Creepy

AP Studio Art Concentration Portfolio (Phobias)

dot jpg?? http://i.imgur.com/82taS.jpg

scared of heights? don’t watch this: http://bit.ly/h29PLp

More info about “The Hands Resist Him” painting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hands_Resist_Him

Creepypasta (unnerving stories): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creepypasta

aphobia: people who don’t feel fear: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brain-babble/201210/why-are-clowns-scary

sad, terrifying study on learning fear (Little Albert Experiment): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Albert_experiment

scariest things: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear#Common_fears

fear processing in brain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_processing_in_the_brain

Stephen King on types of scary stuff: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/84666-the-3-types-of-terror-the-gross-out-the-sight-of

Claude Levi Strauss on masks and why CLOWNS ARE SCARY: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/anthropology-in-practice/2011/10/31/cant-sleepclown-will-eat-me-why-are-we-afraid-of-clowns/

Uncanny Valley:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncanny_valley
http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/11/health/uncanny-valley-robots

image metrics video: http://www.awntv.com/videos/image-metrics-emily-project

paper on “creepiness”: http://academia.edu/2465121/Creepiness

famous Cognitive Dissonace study on behavior [with video]: http://www.simplypsychology.org/cognitive-dissonance.html

High Place Phenomenon study: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/weird-urge-jump-bridge-explained-424037

HPP paper: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22119089

terrible and terrific etymology (it’s called “amelioration”): http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/38606/what-gave-terrific-a-positive-connotation

Laurie Lipton does GREAT creepy drawings: http://www.laurielipton.com/drawings/

creepy people LITERALLY give you chills: http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=creepy-people-leave-you-cold-12-05-07

creepy things kids say: http://www.uncommon-parenting.com/2013/05/the-answers-to-creepy-things-kids-say/

these are scary: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadcast_signal_intrusion

creepy subreddits (some may be nsfw):

http://www.reddit.com/r/creepy/
http://www.reddit.com/r/creepygifs
http://www.reddit.com/r/unnerving
http://www.reddit.com/r/FearMe/
http://www.reddit.com/r/scaredshitless
http://www.reddit.com/r/shortscarystories/

what I listened to while researching this episode (playlist): http://bit.ly/13pvoMb

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Margaret Cho Talks Asians in Hollywood, Tilda Swinton, and Whitewashing

Margaret Cho Talks Asians in Hollywood, Tilda Swinton, and Whitewashing

Margaret Cho (comedian) joins Dave Rubin to discuss her background, whitewashing in Hollywood, and her recent dialogue with Tilda Swinton. ***Subscribe to The Rubin Report: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RubinReport

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