Boffins fit participants with heart rate monitors to find the scariest movie ever made

Boffins fit participants with heart rate monitors to find the scariest movie ever made

Introduction:

With the spooky season upon us, thrill seekers are on the lookout for the scariest movies to watch. But with so many choices out there, it can be difficult to know where to start.

Science of Scare Project

Luckily, science has stepped in to help. The Science of Scare Project has compiled a list of the scariest movies of all time, based on heart rate and heart rate variance.

Sinister named scariest movie of all time

The scariest movie of all time, according to the Science of Scare Project, is Sinister. The 2012 supernatural horror film caused participants’ heart rates to increase by 34% and their heart rate variance to drop by 21%.

Insidious has scariest scene in horror movie history

While Sinister is the scariest movie overall, Insidious has the scariest scene in horror movie history. The 2010 film caused participants’ heart rates to spike to 131 bpm.

Conclusion:

So, if you’re looking for a truly terrifying movie to watch this Halloween, be sure to check out Sinister or Insidious. But be warned – you may need to change your underwear afterwards.

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