Why are people in fear of ‘Friday the 13th?’

Paraskevidekatriaphobics, a phobia by which people are afflicted with a morbid, irrational fear of Friday the 13th. According to a 1993 study published by British Medical Journal titled “Is Friday the 13th Bad for Your Health?“, this day is rather feared more than any other. The authors investigated the co-relation between health, behavior and superstition surrounding Friday the 13th and in conclusion they discovered that Continue reading “Why are people in fear of ‘Friday the 13th?’”