Fear of Strangers

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Fear of strangers is a natural type of anxiety that is very resistant to change. It can be measured experimentally in the human interaction test. Furthermore, a true anxiolytic agent can reduce the intensity of the fearful response.

The human interaction task can be used to differentiate fearful from non-fearful dogs.

The human interaction task can be used to test the effectiveness of anxiolytics.