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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_the_dark

Fear of the dark is a common fear or phobia among children and, to a varying degree, adults. ... For the hatred, fear or envy of Scotland, or its people,, see Scotophobia (disambiguation). "Scared of the dark" redirects here. For the song by Steps ...

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

Russo remembers being scared of the dark growing up. ... says Eric Walle, 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

Psychological symptoms of the fear of darkness include: Thoughts of death, dying -often associated with Thanatophobia; Fear of being attacked by 'boogeymen', ...

www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/why-are-we-afraid-of-the-dark-a6889086.html

Feb 22, 2016 ... However, being scared of the dark isn't as wholly irrational as it may ... to anticipate sounds, according to the British Psychological Society.

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.

gizmodo.com/why-were-afraid-of-the-dark-and-why-its-good-that-we-a-1448915260

Oct 31, 2013 ... Most kids go through a stage in which they're afraid of the dark. ... If people are disapproving, then social anxiety may be appropriate. Different ...