P2_3 "We Scare Because We Care"

Zoe Harrison, Tomas Holesinsky, Soheb Mandhai, Benjamin George Swithenbank-Harris


In the Disney PixarTM film, Monsters, Inc., it is stated that laughter has ten times the energy of screams. We investigated this claim and found, that even with laughter lasting longer than screams, the higher decibel level of screams allowed them to produce more energy than laughter by a factor of 8000.

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