Why do zombies eat brains?
A zombie or zombi is a reanimated corpse. Stories of zombies originated in the Afro-Caribbean spiritual belief system of Vodou, which told of the dead being raised as workers by a powerful sorcerer. In modern horror fiction, zombies are generally undead corpses brought back from the dead by supernatural or scientific means, and are rarely under anyone’s direct control. They typically have very limited intelligence, and hunger for the flesh of the living (particulary brains as mentioned). Modern zombies are typically depicted in popular culture as mindless, unfeeling monsters with a hunger for brains. It is thought that zombies eat part of the brain of another in order to make the person whos brain is being eaten a zombie also. In other words,