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Arachnophobia - Wikipedia

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Arachnophobia or arachnephobia is a specific phobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids ... Spiders, for instance, being relatively small, do not fit the usual criterion for a threat in the ani...

Why Are We Afraid Of Spiders? | IFLScience

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Jun 26, 2014 ... Psychologists believe that one reason why people fear spiders is because of some direct experience with the arachnids instilled that fear in ...

Why Are We Scared Of Spiders? Blame Our Ancestors — Science ...

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Apr 6, 2015 ... So what may seem an irrational fear now, was then a valuable ... People who were better able to spot and respond to a spider tended to survive ...

Why are we so afraid of spiders? | The Independent

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May 20, 2015 ... Psychologists believe that one reason why people fear spiders is because of some direct experience with the arachnids instilled that fear in ...

How to Overcome the Fear of Spiders: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

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Jul 14, 2015 ... Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders, is one of the most common fears. Just seeing a spider causes some people to become anxious, and it can ...

Why are people scared of spiders? - Quora

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It's evolutionary beneficial for humans to fear spiders. mammals developed the perceptive ability to focus on things seen as threatening, such as snakes and spiders, ...

Why are So Many People Afraid of Spiders? | SiOWfa15: Science in ...

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Oct 14, 2015 ... How is a fear of spiders so common, why are so many people afraid of them? ... Ideas for other reasons a person could be afraid of spiders are ...

Arachnophobia: Why People Are Scared of Spiders - PsyBlog

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Nov 12, 2013 ... Severe arachnophobes are so scared of spiders they can't even bear to look at a picture of one–so apologies to them for the picture above.

Human fear of spiders draws scientific focus - Phys.org

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Apr 6, 2015 ... Scientists pin that fear on survival instinct. The theory goes like this: Humans evolved in Africa where being able to spot a spider was of ...

Why are we afraid of spiders? - New Statesman

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Jan 16, 2014 ... Fear of spiders is so severe today that mere depictions of them on TV ... he found that people who are afraid of spiders are also more likely to ...

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Why Are Humans So Afraid Of Spiders? | IFLScience

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Apr 8, 2015 ... Why spiders? ... For some, the fear of spiders is innate and not learned. ... and being aware of spiders with potentially killer bites was critical for ...

The shape of fear... why spiders scare us so much: Humans are ...

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Jun 12, 2012 ... 'People scared of spiders will often report them being bigger than they were or say they saw one crawl into someone's mouth, which spiders ...

Why Are We Afraid of Spiders? | Psychology Today

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Jul 21, 2014 ... In my previous blog post I described some of the research that has begun to throw light on why so many people appear to be scared of spiders.