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Table 5 The relationship between fear of each animal and loomingness, negative evaluation and familiarity

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

  Loomingness Negative Evaluation Familiarity
High-fear    
   Spiders 0.41** 0.40** -0.20
   Cockroaches 0.31* 0.42** 0.17
   Snakes 0.41** 0.58** -0.42**
   Rats 0.41** 0.57** -0.41**
Low-fear    
   Ducks 0.08 0.43** -0.02
   Rabbits 0.28* 0.16 -0.09
   Cats 0.11 0.17 -0.10
   Guinea Pigs 0.23 0.19 -0.19
  1. * p < 0.01; ** p < 0.001