NOVELTY

the quality of being new and uncommon. It is one of the primary identifying aspects directing focus. The attraction to has been observed to start as early as 1 year old- for instance, whenever infants are exposed to images of visual patterns, they'll focus longer on a new pattern than they will at a pattern they have previosuly viewied. With regard to consumer behaviors, the attraction to is developed as a favor for an alteration, even in the absence of disgratification with the current scenario.

NOVELTY: "The novelty of a new relationship excites most people."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "NOVELTY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/novelty/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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