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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 ...

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.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.

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 ...

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.uncommonhelp.me/articles/overcome-fear-of-the-dark

Fear of the dark often, but not always, begins in childhood. Yet in historical cave- dwelling, beast-avoiding times, being fearful - or at least respectful - of the dark ...

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

Feb 27, 2015 ... Scientists say that the fear of the dark is an evolutionary mechanism, passed down to us from our ancestors who were regularly attacked by ...

elitedaily.com/life/culture/people-afraid-dark-imaginative/1671441

Oct 26, 2016 ... Science has revealed that being afraid of the dark doesn't mean you're a scaredy -cat. Instead, this phobia simply means you have a big ...

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 ...