neophilia


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neophilia

(ˌniːəʊˈfɪlɪə)
n
a tendency to like anything new; love of novelty
ˈneoˌphiliac n
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Keywords: Willingness to Consume; Health Concerns; Food Neophilia; Information Literacy; GM Labeling.
Le Corbusier's megalomania has fed into the neophilia of many Arab leaders, who believe that they must show themselves to be part of the modern world in Le Corbusier's way, by replacing everything with some futurist caricature.
Impulsivity is manifested by some features such as carelessness, headiness, neophilia, risk taking, pursuit of excitement and pleasure, low probability of damage, and extraversion (24).
Over all, in this study, cattle exhibited high potential to respond to novel object named as neophilia. Neophilia is animal behavior that is an animal's interest or liking of a novel object.
Risk perceptions in consumption (neophobia and neophilia) characterize the 'omnivore paradox'.
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.
Depression and immobility are linked with each other and it has been already shown that drugs with anti-depressant activity can increase mobility.25 The exploratory tendency was decreased significantly in CP treated mice suggesting a diminished interest towards novelty (neophilia).
Secondly, neophilia, the fear of new foods, a concept introduced by psychologist Paul Rozin.
Jim Bolger has started the 2014 campaign in great form and his Neophilia, successful at Gowran and Leopardstown last year, has solid claims in the finale, the Helen Sheane Handicap, following her half-length second to Bertimont at Leopardstown last Sunday.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 3.40 Sarafiyla, 4.10 Table Rock, 4.40 Kingsbarns, 5.10 Indy Gal, 5.40 Neophilia, 6.10 Relentless Pursuit, 6.40 Cest Notre Gris.