Favorite Movie Monsters and Their Psychological Appeal

@article{Fischoff2003FavoriteMM,
  title={Favorite Movie Monsters and Their Psychological Appeal},
  author={Stuart Fischoff and Alexandra Dimopoulos and François Nguyen and Rachel Gordon},
  journal={Imagination, Cognition and Personality},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={401 - 426}
}
A nationwide and demographically representative sample of 1,166 people responded to a survey exploring choices for a favorite movie monster and reasons underlying the choice. Results of the study indicated that, irrespective of demographics, the vampire is the king of monsters. With a few exceptions (e.g., Chucky, Dracula, and sexiness), males and females were generally attracted to the same monsters and for similar reasons. Regarding age differences, younger people were more likely to prefer… Expand
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