Do you suffer from allodoxaphobia? If so, you’d better stay away from social media. For that matter, it would be best to avoid conversations with anyone about anything. Allodoxaphobia is a fear […]
Are You Afraid of Not Being Good Enough?
Atelophobia. Does it bother you if you don’t know the meaning of that word? Does that somehow make you feel inadequate or less than perfect? Does the very notion of being imperfect […]
Nikola Tesla and the Pigeon of Doom
Nikola Tesla is one of the most intriguing and enigmatic characters of the modern age. His genius and eccentricity have sparked countless discussions concerning his contributions to science and his wasted opportunities. […]
You Won’t Be Tickled to Have this Feathered Phobia
If you suffer from pteronophobia, you have an irrational fear of being tickled by feathers. Learn about more strange phobias. Read more fun facts about psychology.
Life Lessons from Tchaikovsky: Don’t Lose Your Head Over Music
Nineteenth-century Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky suffered from a strange delusion. He believed his head would fall while he was conducting if he did not secure it to his body by holding on […]
When You Are Afraid Of Being Forgotten
Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten or ignored by someone you care about. Source
Children? I Do Not Like Them, Sam-I-Am!
Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss, wrote more than 40 beloved children’s books. With such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and How […]
No Clowning Around With This Phobia
The official name for a fear of clowns is Coulrophobia.
Suffering from Nomophobia? Let’s Hope You Can Reach Your Psychologist by Mobile Phone
Nomophobia (short for “no mobile phone phobia”) is the constant fear of not having mobile phone service. Researchers report that more than half of the people of the United Kingdom have this […]
The Mathematician Who Died From Being a Picky Eater
The Austrian/American logician and mathematician Kurt Gödel died on January 14, 1978, from being a picky eater.
It’s a Fair Bet that They Don’t Watch “Duck Dynasty”
Pogonophobia is a fear of beards.
Know Someone With This Fear? Do Them a Favor and Don’t Tell Them What It’s Called
Sesquipedalophobia is the fear of long words.
If You Are Afraid of Something, Do Something About It
Thomas Edison, the inventor of the lightbulb, was afraid of the dark. Read more fun facts about Thomas Edison. Read more fun facts about inventions. Read more fun facts about phobias.
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Don’t Look Now… That Duck Is Watching You!
Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you. source