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"A 2011 study published in Current Directions in Psychological Science found that despite the perception that fear is a biological phenomenon, many fears are learned, as opposed to instinctual. Countering the belief that many people are afraid of snakes and spiders because of evolutionary instincts to avoid potentially poisonous things, the study’s researchers found that instead these are learned fears — and that they can be learned through conditioning in children as young as 7 months." - Yahoo! Health

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"A 2011 study published in Current Directions in Psychological Science found that despite the perception that fear is a biological phenomenon, many fears are learned, as opposed to instinctual. Countering the belief that many people are afraid of snakes and spiders because of evolutionary instincts to avoid potentially poisonous things, the study’s researchers found that instead these are learned fears — and that they can be learned through conditioning in children as young as 7 months." - Yahoo! Health
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