Some people feel a frisson more easily than others, and we all have our own triggers. Photo: Alamy

Halloween goosebumps, shivers and ‘skin orgasms’, and why we love to feel that frisson

  • A frisson can be triggered by a scare, an emotive piece of music or a high-pitched note
  • It is a remnant from a time when our fur would stand on end to make us look bigger
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Some people feel a frisson more easily than others, and we all have our own triggers. Photo: Alamy
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