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a morbid fear of novelty

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Moreover, the role of 'Knowledge' and 'Neophobia' (rate of uncertainty avoidance) can be reexamined and reanalyzed while mapping and executing effective communication strategies, i.e.
This form of temporary "neophobia" did not affect the numerical control invasive rats in our study (cf.
To minimize neophobia during the experiments, mice were habituated to eat powdered rodent chow from 4 oz (113.40 g) glass food jar assemblies (Dyets Inc., Bethlehem, PA).
Hobden, "Development of a scale to measure the trait of food neophobia in humans," Appetite, vol.
Risk perceptions in consumption (neophobia and neophilia) characterize the 'omnivore paradox'.
In this study, we investigated Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus) dominant individuals for neophobia and influence of social context on foraging.
Since the balance between neophilia and neophobia shifts with a move along the adopter categories from early adopters to laggards, compatibility becomes more and more important.
[17] used another questionnaire validated in France, "Children's Eating Difficulties Questionnaire", which evaluated 4 dimensions: neophobia, selectivity, poor appetite and enjoyment of food.
In subjects with high food neophobia Maratos and Staples (2015) identified greater vigilance towards unfamiliar fruit and vegetable stimuli than in those with low food neophobia.
Finally, implementing a control of consumption on the day of conditioning could also reduce a possible influence of the habituation to neophobia phenomenon on the results.
Aggression, which may include facial signals, can also indicate perceived threat by the signaler, which may be directed towards within-group conspecifics, humans, or heterospecifics (e.g., neophobia) (Mitchell et al., 1992; Partan, 2002; Leonardi et al., 2010; Peiman et al., 2010).
Another commonly reported issue was food neophobia (food refusal), commonly peaking in children aged between two and six years (Dovey, Staples, Gibson & Halford, 2008), resulting in staff making decisions about the alternative food choices to be offered.