Francis T McAndrew
Professor, Social Psychologist and Writer, Knox College, Illinois

Francis (Frank) T McAndrew is the Cornelia H Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. He is an elected fellow of the Association of Psychological Science and the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and a Charter Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association. His work has been featured in The New Yorker, NPR, PBS, the BBC, The Washington Post,  The New York Times and The Atlantic, among others. He is the author of Environmental Psychology (1993).

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Essay/
Social psychology
Houses of horror

A ragged curtain, a creaking attic, a dark cellar – what explains the architecture of creepiness, and its enduring appeal?

Francis McAndrew