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Table 1 Main psychometric scales

From: An empirical analysis on technophobia/technophilia in consumer market segmentation

Acronym Full name Scope of use Authors
FTNS Food technology neophobia scale Measuring the degree of food neophobia in humans linked to food technologies Cox, Cox and Evans (2008)
FNS Food neophobia scale Measuring the degree of food neophobia in humans linked to food Pliner and Hobden (1992)
GNS General neophobia scale Measuring the trait of neophobia in humans Pliner and Hobden (1992)
TISS Trust in science scale Measuring trust in science and technology Bak (2001)
PFRI Perceived food risk index Measuring consumer perception of food risk Fife-Schaw and Rowe (1996)