The only known case of “Chromosome 6 Deletion” where a person does not feel pain, hunger, or the need to sleep (and subsequently no sense of fear) is a 7-year-old girl named Olivia Farnsworth. In 2016, she was hit by a car and dragged 30 meters, yet felt nothing and emerged with minor injuries.
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A research study led by University of Oxford found out that atheists and highly religious people are the ones least scared of death.
Left handed people are affected by fear far more than those who are right.
Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten, ignored, or replaced.
A woman who is literally fearless due to a rare genetic condition known as Urbach-Wiethe disease that hardened her amygdala – part of the brain responsible for fear response. Researchers exposed her to potentially terrifying experiences and none of them scared her.
Anatidaephobia is the fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.
Gynophobia is the abnormal fear of beautiful women. In the past, the Latin term ‘Horror Feminae’ was used.