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Fear of Holes

If This Image Makes You Feel Uncomfortable, This Might Be Why

Posted 09.04.2013 | Healthy Living

The fear of holes -- called trypophobia -- may have an evolutionary basis, according to a new study in the journal Psychological Science. For peop...

Into the Hole! Terror and Survival

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Some people find holes -- and images of holes -- deeply upsetting, even terrifying. These people suffer from a common but little-known phobia known as trypophobia. As with most irrational fears, the origins of trypophobia are unknown.