Margee Kerr is a sociologist who moonlights at one of America's scariest and most popular haunted houses. She has seen grown men cry, and push their loved ones aside as they run away in terror. And she's kept careful notes on what triggers these responses and why. She joins Dave Schrader (email) to discuss fear as a universal human experience, showing the surprising science from the newest studies of fear — what it means, how it works, and what it can do for us. Followed by Open Lines in the latter half.