Food Attitudes Behavior Openness Scale (FABOS)

Subgroup Size

Entire group


5 minutes

External cost



Rajagopal, L. (2007). Development of the food attitude behavior openness scale (FABOS) [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


For further validity testing, see also: Rajagopal, L., & Hamouz, F. L. (2009). Use of food attitudes and behaviors in determination of the personality characteristic of openness: A pilot study. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 33(3), 254-258.

This assessment measures: 1. Participants' willingness to enjoy new foods as an important marker of openness and willingness to engage in friendship activities.