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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_the_dark

The fear of the dark is a common fear or phobia among children and, to a varying degree, of adults. Fear of the dark is usually not fear of darkness itself, but fear ...

www.fearof.net/fear-of-darkness-phobia-nyctophobia

The word Nyctophobia is derived from Greek 'Nyctus 'meaning night or darkness and Phobos which means deep fear or dread. It is common for children to be ...

www.stylist.co.uk/life/are-you-still-afraid-of-the-dark

Stylist investigates why so many grown women still have a fear and phobia of darkness.

gizmodo.com/why-were-afraid-of-the-dark-and-why-its-good-that-we-a-1448915260

Oct 31, 2013 ... While fear of the dark can manifest itself as an acute reaction—like panicked screaming when someone suddenly turns out the lights, or as ...

www.wikihow.com/Not-Be-Afraid-of-the-Dark

Don't play into the fear. If you want to help your child get over a fear of the dark, then you have to ...

www.fastcompany.com/3042892/the-psychology-of-sleep-how-a-spell-casting-blanket-imagination-help-kids-conquer

Scientists say that the fear of the dark is an evolutionary mechanism, passed down to us from our ancestors who were regularly attacked by nocturnal predators.

www.glamour.com/story/its-not-just-you-lots-of-adults-are-afraid-of-the-dark

Feb 15, 2017 ... We all know that being spooked by a pitch-black room is a common childhood fear. But by the time we become adults, we know, on a rational ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/29/fear-of-the-dark_n_1840014.html

Aug 29, 2012 ... When I went public on my fear of the dark, writing “me too” in what may have been one of my least helpful responses to a troubled reader, ...

nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/10/why-are-people-afraid-of-the-dark.html

Oct 26, 2016 ... But there's one fear that most people will experience at one point or another: the fear of the dark. And unlike most childhood fears, it's one that ...

www.emaxhealth.com/1275/afraid-dark-not-just-kids

Jun 11, 2012 ... If you are an adult and are afraid of the dark, there are a few things you should know. One, fear of the dark is not limited to kids; and two, if you ...