Halloween is almost here, and many parents of young children often experience conflicting emotions. They feel the excitement associated with their child dressing up and trick-or-treating. But at the same time, some parents worry that their child will find Halloween too scary. But parents need to worry. In fact, dressing up for Halloween has benefits.
View a collection of ‘spooky’ scholarly work by UT Austin faculty experts who study ghostly folklore, the science of superstition, making sense of the unknown and other eerie topics.Read more
With another Halloween approaching, children of all ages are thinking about what to wear to earn their treats. There will certainly be some dressed in capes and fangs as vampires, but this creature of the night has long been more than a once-a-year monster.Read more
Thousands of boys and girls across Texas are now deciding what they want to be this Halloween. Boys have a multitude of Halloween costume options this year, ranging from scary to funny and from nerdy to powerful.Read more
You may see a few skeletons walking about once a year on Halloween night, but a colony of voracious flesh eating beetles at the University of Texas at Austin are busy every night turning roadkill into one of the spookiest collections on campus.Read more