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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for all measures for high-fear animals

From: Understanding animal fears: a comparison of the cognitive vulnerability and harm-looming models

  Spidera Cockroacha Snakeb Ratb
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Fear 4.00 1.77 3.00 1.86 4.47 1.83 3.44 1.94
Dangerousness 3.93 1.49 2.16 1.11 5.04 1.22 3.20 1.31
Disgustingness 4.94 1.47 6.01 1.18 4.14 1.66 5.10 1.70
Uncontrollability 3.44 1.85 2.71 1.68 4.89 1.82 3.57 1.86
Unpredictability 4.57 1.43 4.16 1.66 4.95 1.42 4.49 1.33
Loomingness 4.34 1.22 3.82 1.11 4.83 1.18 4.23 1.00
Negative evaluation 3.98 1.11 4.81 1.05 4.23 1.13 4.17 1.17
Familiarity 4.76 1.69 3.99 1.87 2.73 1.87 2.81 1.79
  1. a For all measures, n = 88
  2. b For all measures, n = 90