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www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-we-develop-certain-irrationa

Jan 1, 2014 ... Estimates of genetic contributions to specific phobia range from ... people tend to do a poor job of identifying the source of their fears. Our understanding of how and why phobias crop up remains limited, but we have made ...

www.healthline.com/health/phobia-simple-specific

Jul 19, 2017 ... If you have a phobia, you will experience a deep sense of dread, ... Phobias may be irrational, but people with phobias do not fail reality testing.

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/249347.php

Dec 2, 2016 ... People with a phobia have an overpowering need to steer clear of .... Being among people you do not know, from perhaps another tribe, was ...

www.tweentribune.com/article/tween56/how-do-people-get-phobias

Oct 28, 2015 ... It's a response that causes people to avoid their object-of-fear like the plague. There are three ... It's likely that genetics have a hand in phobias.

io9.com/5881188/why-do-people-have-phobias

Feb 2, 2012 ... Because of their irrationality, it seems like phobias can't have an ... It's just strange that they provoke such massive fear in some people that they ...

kidshealth.org/en/teens/phobias.html

Many people have a fear of public speaking. ... They learn what to expect and have a chance to watch what others do to ...

www.theguardian.com/science/brain-flapping/2013/jun/28/phobias-rationale-irrational-fears

Jun 28, 2013 ... But when you do genuinely fear something for no rational reason, ... Social phobias are where you have an irrational fear of how people will ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-how-do-people-get-phobias

Learn more about phobias here. ... Ask Smithsonian: When Did People Start Keeping Pets? ... Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Have Cats Been  ...

www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/phobias-and-irrational-fears.htm

Is a phobia keeping you from doing things you'd like to do? Learn how ... For most people, these fears are minor. But when fears ... If you have a phobia, you probably realize that your fear is irrational, yet you still can't control your feelings.