neophilia


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neophilia

Sexual arousal related to the newness of one’s partner or environment.
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Specifically, perceived optimism represented by 'Food Neophilia', self-efficacy in terms of 'GM Knowledge' and facilitating conditions by highlighting the presence of 'GM Labeling' in the market place considered as the exogenous (external) factors which can comprehensively define the GM consumers' perceived view towards 'health concern' (risk) and 'benefits perceived' as value.
Exposure to a proteinand tryptophan-deficient diet results in neophilia. Bull Psychon Soc 1993; 31:213-6.
1), therefore the challenge is complete in order to follow the manifestation of neophilia for the two types of students participating at this research, especially that "The formative nature of physical education is well defined in the perception of students regarding the subjects' preparation for life, this activity being considered pleasant and an attractive form for the maintenance of health, influencing positive relationships with other individuals." (Vaida M., 2011, p.
So there's a fundamental evolutionary purpose to neophilia, says Gallagher.
With its penchant for neophilia, the incurably curious kea is the world's only alpine parrot.
They said people who always want to trade in their iPods, computers and cars for the latest models are victims of a genetic affliction called neophilia.
Lest hubris eclipses our modest capacity to be humble, Newton's letter to Hooke in 1676--"If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants"--might add the sage caution by Nicholas of Cusa in Trier over two hundred years earlier, in his "Learned Ignorance." If educably open to the old and the new, we in academe might not be compelled to genuflect to neophilia and disdain the old, or vice versa.
On the other hand, I am a radical neophilia. I have set up a homepage on the Internet.
The chief consequence of setting these as program goals, and of then defining computer literacy as the means to information is neophilia. That is, new and faster is better.
Absent that agreement and public expression, libraries and librarianship can fall prey to the kind of technological neophilia described above.
In an age of neophilia the past has, in many people's view, been superseded.