In honor of Halloween, LiveScience reveals the most common phobias. If you still need a costume, you'll scare the most people by playing on their evolutionarily sensible fear of creatures with venomous fangs. The top terrors:
- Spiders and other "creepy crawlies"
- Places that are difficult to escape, such as elevators
- Other people
- The dark
- Bad weather, especially thunder and lightning
- The dentist
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