Involuntary protection against dermatosis: A preliminary observation on trypophobia

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Yamada, Yuki; Sasaki, Kyoshiro;
(2017)

Abstract Objective Trypophobia refers to the intense negative emotions evoked by exposure to repeated visual patterns like a honeycomb. We propose a cognitive mechanism that can explain why such negative emotions are triggered by trypophobic objects, primarily through a... View more
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