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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 ...

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

Oct 26, 2016 ... Why Some People Never Grow Out of a Fear of the Dark ... Science of Us is investigating the psychology behind some of the most common ...

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

Feb 27, 2015 ... Russo remembers being scared of the dark growing up. ... an assistant professor of child psychology at the University of California, Merced.

www.medicaldaily.com/why-were-afraid-dark-evolutionary-and-rational-impulse-protect-ourselves-329414

Apr 16, 2015 ... In fact, being afraid of the dark isn't irrational or childlike; it's a natural human impulse. It turns out that the feelings of anxiety and uneasiness we ...

www.sciencealert.com/here-s-the-evolutionary-reason-why-we-re-afraid-of-the-dark

Feb 19, 2016 ... As children, we all seem to go through a 'scared of the dark' phase. Back when ... Being afraid of the dark is, in essence, a fear of the unknown.

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

Such people tend to keep recalling these past events which they associate with the dark. ... Psychological symptoms of the fear of darkness include: Thoughts of  ...

yourdost.com/blog/2016/03/the-psychology-of-fear-of-the-dark.html

Remember as a child we were always afraid of the dark. This article tells you the psychology behind this. Read more to unravel the mystery.

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 ... by how many people acknowledged they were afraid of the dark as adults,” ... Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology at Ryerson Unversity in ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sleeping-angels/201002/children-who-are-afraid-the-dark

Feb 13, 2010 ... Some children REALLY don't like being left alone in the dark, and become anxious when the lights are turned off in their room. Instead of falling ...

www.quora.com/Why-do-people-feel-fear-in-darkness-What-is-the-psychology

I have become afraid of the dark as an adult. As a kid and teenager I always loved dark and scary movies. Now, as a fully grown-up woman I ...