Why Are Things Creepy? (Video)

Here's a robot video that I found interesting:



FOLLOW: http://www.Twitter.com/tweetsauce SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/POIaN7 SOURCES & more creepy stuff below: 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) http://imgur.com/a/zpxZj?gallery http://imgur.com/a/fcz3G 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: http://bit.ly/13pvoMb *************** music by http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow trip hop and 'spooky' music from http://www.audionetwork.com
By Vsauce

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