It may be counterintuitive, but biology doesn’t lie.Studies such as this show we enjoy watching slasher movies not simply because a date might jump into our arms or lap, but because the fear they cause is arousing..
But if you’re already dating someone, and attraction has already been established, a horror movie may be just the thing to push would-be lovers into the sheets.
While both kept the conversation grounded (like the true Masters of Horror they are), it turns out Ruth was on to something, even if Craven and Barker were completely unaware of it.
Sure, horror movies often include sexual situations and nudity sure to give many viewers the tingles, but even a genre flick that’s sex free is likely to get your blood and your loins pumping; science proves it.
The men who crossed the regular bridge only called 12.5 percent of the time, and their stories were less likely to be sexual in nature.
The study concluded that if you’re a bit rattled, you’re also likely to be aroused, sexually.