Psychology UNIT 3 SUCCESS AND FAILURE OF DIETING

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  • Success and Failure of dieting
    • Attention to detail
      • Successful dieting by focusing on specific details of each meal.
      • Redden et al  - Attention to detail
        • particpants got bored if they saw the general information and enjoyed the task more with specific information.
    • Denial Theory
      • The theory of ironic processes of mental control. When denying something it often has the opposite effect.
      • Wegner et al - White Bear Study
        • Those who were told to not think about the bear, rang their bell more times.
      • Soetons et al - Food Preference
        • The group that tried to suppress thoughts of food thought about it more.
    • Restraint Thoery
      • Herman and Polivy - The Boundary Model'
        • Dieters have a larger range between hunger and satiety levels.
      • Attempting to not eat actually makes you eat more.

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