Curiosity Daily Podcast: Fidget-Hating Misokinesia, Blood Fainting, Infrasound Ghosts

Learn about misokinesia, an intense hatred of movements; why fear of blood makes you faint; and why your “ghost problem” might be caused by infrasound.

October 27, 2021

Episode Show Notes:

A third of people may have misokinesia, an intense hatred of certain movements like fidgeting by Steffie Drucker

Here’s Why Fear Of Blood Makes You Faint When Other Phobias Make Your Heart Race by Ashley Hamer

Got a Ghost Problem? It Might Just Be Infrasound by Reuben Westmaas originally aired October 26, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/the-science-of-hauntings-sleep-deprivation-effects

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