Question by Rachie<3: Why are certain people afraid of specific things while others are not?
Why are certain people afraid of specific things while other, are not? I.E. My sister is afraid of feet, i however am afraid of roaches while she is not. Why is this? I know some people are afraid because of past emotional trauma but my sister and i have known of this with roaches and feet so why are we afraid and why those specific thing?

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Answer by daughter of the king
conditioning, if the stimulus is presented in a scary way the person feels fear. our irrational fears begin in childhood.

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