McAndrew in the News

In the last two weeks of October, Frank McAndrew (Psychology) engaged in a wide-range of Halloween themed media activity.

McAndrew gave a talk on “the Psychology of Creepiness and Horror” at Western Illinois University’s Quad City campus, he did a radio interview about zombies on the Lisa Valentine Clark Show for KUMT Radio in Utah, and interviewed with CNN regarding the design of haunted houses ( His essay on why haunted houses creep us out was published by India TV News ( and his essay on “How the God You Worship Influences the Ghosts that You See” appeared in Raw Story (

In recent weeks, McAndrew also did interviews on topics unrelated to Halloween with The Atlantic, Quartz, New York Magazine, & The Christian Science Monitor.