In one session you can lose up to 200 calories.
Scientists told about little-known, but no less useful qualities of horror films. In particular, the researchers were able to detect the existence of a relationship between watching horror films, libido and weight loss.
This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to medikforum.ru.
In the publication media professionals talked about the fact that watching “horror” stimulates additional secretion of different hormones. For example, adrenaline and cortisol, the so-called “stress hormones”. According to scientists, anxiety caused by them, provokes a reaction from the body that uses its resources to prevent a critical level of panic. When this occurs, physiological processes (e.g. increased body temperature), which contribute to the accelerated burning of calories. The researchers reported that “in one session you can lose up to 200 calories”.
In addition, the audience follows the plot of the horror movies produced by the same chemical substances that and physical attraction – dopamine and serotonin.