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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. Contents. [hide]. 1 Fear of the Dark; 2 Nyctophobia ...

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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.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.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. When his nephew suddenly started experiencing a lot of anxiety before going to sleep, ...

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.cnn.com/2017/09/01/health/colorscope-black-fear-of-darkness/index.html

Sep 1, 2017 ... The psychology of black and why we're scared of the dark ... You're now engulfed in pitch darkness, and for most people, fear is probably ...

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.

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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 ...

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.