Neophobia

by Elly Hurley on 11 September, 2012

Neophobia is an extreme or irrational fear or dislike of anything new, novel, or unfamiliar.

Food Neophobia – is the fear of trying (tasting) new foods and eating experiences.

In psychology, neophobia is defined as the persistent and abnormal fear of anything new. In its milder form, it can manifest as the unwillingness to try new things or break from routine.

 

 

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  • brenton

    New one on me!

  • Brenton Gill

    I would starve if I couldn’t try new things.

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