Essays about: "neophobia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word neophobia.

  1. 1. Consumer associations and preferences surrounding insects as food : a descriptive study of South Africa and Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för naturvetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Hallin; [2020]
    Keywords : Entomophagy; associations; food; culture; neophobia; consumer preferences; Entomofagi; associationer; mat; kultur; neofobi; konsumentpreferenser;

    Abstract : Insects as food is a subject that has gained a lot of attention in recent time. In order for insect-food to become popular in the west, where insects are currently not consumed, research has to be done on how consumers perceive insect-food, and which consumer groups that eat insects in other countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of consumers' environment-friendly lifestyle in relation to the acceptability of processed insect-based products

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Moniek Jakobs; Theresia Maria van der Meij; [2018]
    Keywords : Acceptability; entomophagy; environment-friendly lifestyle; food neophobia; familiarity with eating insects; moderation; mediation;

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  3. 3. Behavioural responses of mice to predator odour components

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/BiologiTekniska fakulteten

    Author : Thorbjörn Sievert; [2015]
    Keywords : predator; odour; olfaction; mouse; prey; neophobia; kairomone; avoidance; behaviour;

    Abstract : Having means to detect and avoid potential predators is a necessity for prey species. Most mammalian prey species are able to detect odours emitted by predators and to adapt their behaviour accordingly. These odour cues are therefore considered to act as semiochemicals. Predator odours consist of several dozen different odourants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behavioural responses in mice exposed to predator odour components

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologiTekniska högskolan

    Author : Desirée Sjöström; [2014]
    Keywords : Mice mus musculus ; Predator odourants; 2; 2-dimethylthietane; Methyl-2-phenylethyl sulfide; N-pentyl acetate; Behavioural response; neophobia; prey species;

    Abstract : It is essential for prey species to be able to detect predators to avoid them. The sense of smell is used by a number of prey species for this purpose. The aim of the present study was to assess if one of the odourants that make up a predator odour is sufficient to induce a behavioural response in mice (Mus musculus). READ MORE

  5. 5. Personality and production in dairy cows

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/ZoologiTekniska högskolan

    Author : Louise Hedlund; [2013]
    Keywords : behaviour; coping style; milk production; novel object; temperament; social separation; step-kick;

    Abstract : Variation in animal personality, in other words, behavioural responses consistent within individuals over time and/or across contexts, is predicted to be related to life-history traits, such as growth rate and investment in reproduction. How this translates into relationships between personality and milk production in dairy cows is however scarcely investigated and previous studies are showing contradicting results. READ MORE