- neo- + -phobia. (Wiktionary)
“Dow: There's a subset of phobias called neophobia, which is basically being afraid of new foods.”
“Some experts think that neophobia is essentially a reflection of personality.”
“Unlike nearly every other phobia, neophobia is a normal stage of human development.”
“CLARK: A rat has what's known as neophobia and that's an adverse reaction to any change in its environment.”
“Dislike of trying new foods, called "neophobia," is very common in children ages two to five but can continue for years and is linked with low vegetable consumption.”
“According to a study of twins, neophobia — or the fear of new foods — is mostly in the genes.”
“Rer: 1. While it's true that most animals, including humans, are born with a certain amount of neophobia due to evolutionary pressure, "different" does not always equate to "unpleasant".”
“The fear of new foods is called neophobia, and it's not exactly rare in children.”
“But whether inherited or not, neophobia can be overcome.”
“There may be other genetics at work than simply a predilection for neophobia.”
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