Scared of Friday the 13th? It's a Real Condition
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jun 13 2014 8:58AM
Are you worried about black cats crossing your path or some other danger today on the roads or if you have to fly today? You're not alone.
Experts say lots of people have the irrational fear of Friday the 13th and it's a real condition called triskaidekaphobia. Calm down though, some research suggests we might actually be a little safer on this ill-omened day. And superstitions, when they're not extreme, can even give some believers a psychological boost.