You may have heard that the subconscious mind does not know the difference between real and imagined phenomena. That’s why we get scared and sometimes have visceral reactions to horror films, cry at sad films, etc. Our conscious mind knows that we are just watching a film that is not real but our subconscious mind does not. We understand that and still we react, so how do such phenomena affect children and babies? At certain ages the difference between real and imagined is blurred, perhaps nonexistent.