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aversion

(ə-vûr′zhən)
n.
The avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because it has been associated with an unpleasant or painful stimulus.

aversion

(ă-vĕr′zhŏn, shŏn) [L. aversio, a turning away from]
A strong feeling of dislike or repugnance.

aversion

avoidance, as when an animal will not enter a room or yards associated with pain or discomfort.

feed aversion
when a particular feed is rejected, e.g. feed contaminated by fungal toxin.
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Loss aversion is good as it makes people aware of the risks involved in life, including investing.
Hipotesis 3: El rasgo de personalidad con menor aversion al riesgo afecta positivamente la IE de los estudiantes universitarios.
Sterling plunged on Tuesday as the risk aversion and heightened expectations of a possible Brexit following the attacks in Brussels encouraged bearish investors to attack the currency.
There have also been studies that purport to measure risk aversion by country.
In this model, the human behavior is measured with two different levels of risk aversion according to their priorities.
Another potential limitation is that, in dynamic models with a CRRA per-period utility function with time-separable preferences, the coefficient of relative risk aversion is also the reciprocal of the elasticity of intertemporal substitution (EIS).
Aversion Oxycodone addresses some common methods of product tampering associated with opioid abuse.
Pharmaceutical company Acura Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACUR) disclosed on Thursday the termination of the license of its AVERSION Technology to Pfizer.
In the present study on running-based taste aversion, we likewise expected a successful demonstration of context discrimination, not only because many features of Pavlovian conditioning are shared by running- and poison-based taste aversions (see above), but also because some studies suggest a similarity between running and LiCl in the physiological processes causing taste aversion (Dwyer, Boakes, & Hayward, 2008; Nakajima, Urata, & Ogawa, 2006).
In this article, we explore the effects of risk aversion and ambiguity aversion on mortality risk modeling and pricing.
A newly published study, performed by a research group at Baldwin Wallace University, independently demonstrated the proprietary ingredient Magtein from AIDP--designed to improve memory, recognition and learning--enhanced the memory lead to the consolidation and retention of conditioned taste aversion in rats.