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PHOBIA




BENNETT-LEVY and MARTEAU ­ fear of animals

AIM ­ to investigate whether we are more afraid of or avoid animals that:
Move quickly
Move suddenly
Look very different from humans
Tested the preparedness theory

IV ­ whether the participants had to rate the animals ugliness or scariness
DV ­…

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PHOBIA




CONCLUSION

The features of ugliness, sliminess, speediness and sudden movement all make animals more
frightening
Ugliness is judged by how different they are from humans
Preparedness related to an animals' features

EVALUATION


Strength Weakness
Independent measures design ­ less likely to Results could be affected by individual
guess the…

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