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Arachnophobia

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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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Psychologists believe that one reason why people fear spiders is because of some direct experience with the arachnids instilled that fear in them. This is known ...

Why are we so afraid of spiders? | Features | Lifestyle | The ...

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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 ...

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 people scared of spiders? - Quora

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mammals developed the perceptive ability to focus on things seen as threatening , such as snakes and spiders, and to respond emotionally with a feeling of fear.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Should You Be Afraid of Spiders? - Healthy Living Center - Everyday ...

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"Most spiders have eight eyes and two rows of four. Problem is, most people are not going to get that close to spiders to look for the eye pattern, so it's going 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 ...

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.

How to Overcome the Fear of Spiders: 15 Steps

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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 ...