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Table 6 Correlations between fear of each animal and ratings of possible conditioning experiences

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

  Exp. 1 Exp. 2 Exp. 3 Exp. 4 Exp. 5 Exp. 6
High-fear animals       
   Spiders -0.09 0.06 0.09 0.01 -0.11 0.01
   Cockroaches 0.24 0.11 0.06 0.01 -0.08 0.04
   Snakes 0.05 0.04 0.05 0.04 0.14 0.02
   Rats -0.04 0.09 0.12 0.11 0.22 0.25*
Low-fear animals       
   Ducks 0.10 0.08 0.13 0.17 0.15 0.06
   Rabbits 0.07 0.05 0.18 0.21 0.11 0.17
   Cats 0.18 0.12 0.15 0.24 0.21 0.14
   Guinea Pigs 0.24 0.20 0.25 0.13 0.15 0.16
  1. * p < 0.01