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Trypophobia is a claimed pathological fear of holes, particularly irregular patterns of holes. The term was coined in 2005 from the Greek τρύπα (trýpa) "hole" ...

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Fear of Holes Phobia – Trypophobia

The fear of holes, or trypophobia, is an irrational and persistent fear of holes, generally not the huge ones but the tiny holes seen within asymmetrical clusters.

Understanding trypophobia: Why some people fear holes - CBS News

Sep 5, 2013 ... A growing number of people are reporting a fear of holes. The reaction is so severe that even seeing photos of holes can set off a panic attack.

Trypophobia Is A Real, Terrifying Thing, And You Definitely Have It

Sep 12, 2013 ... Trypophobia is the fear of objects with small… ... (If this title card from the movie Holes grosses you out, you should probably just stop scrolling ...

Are You Afraid of Holes? - Scientific American

Mar 1, 2014 ... For almost a decade “trypophobia,” literally “fear of holes,” was nothing more than an Internet phenomenon, but finally researchers have found ...

The Bizarre Phobia You've Never Heard Of: Fear of Holes

Sep 3, 2013 ... The sight of clusters of holes may be triggered by a resemblance to ... Trypophobia is a fear of holes, like those in this lotus flower seed pod.

The Inside Story On The Fear Of Holes : Shots - Health News : NPR

Sep 4, 2013 ... Images that evoke a phobic reaction to holes have unique characteristics in terms of contrast and fine detail. Researchers found they were ... of Holes&v=q4OMqoPyerc
Jul 21, 2014 ... I don't have a fear of holes but the holes in people's skin ugh ..... In the suggested video there is a picture of a guy with holes all over his hands ...

Is Trypophobia a Real Phobia? | Popular Science

Jul 25, 2011 ... We investigate the fear of creepy clustered holes ... Trypophobia is not an official phobia recognized in scientific literature. For many (though ...

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Q: What is having a phobia of holes called?
A: Trypophobia is the fear of Read More »
Q: Is there a name for phobia of holes?
A: Trypophobia is the irrational fear of holes. Sitophobia or Sitiophobia is a Fear of food or eating, no phobia of food with holes. Read More »
Q: EXTREME phobia of holes HELP.?
A: Once I watched the Maury Povich show & they had guests on the show, who had unusual phobias/fears. One lady was afraid of aluminum foil. What they did for these... Read More »
Q: Does my daughter have a phobia of holes?
A: Sounds perfectly normal, toddlers have many strange foibles, she can see the ground beneath her feet and when looking through holes it appears to move, she just... Read More »
Q: Do you have a phobia about holes in a crumpet?
A: I didn't until you just put the fear into me! Cheers!!! Read More »