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Outline and Evaluate factors affecting attitudes to food and eating (24
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Social learning theory emphasises the impact that observing other people has on an
individual's own attitudes and behaviour. One way in which children acquire their attitudes
to food and their eating behaviour is by observing their parents behaviour.…

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Lastly, our mood may affect our attitudes to eating. Schachter developed the `Emotionality
Theory of Obesity' which suggests that people became obese because they ate for
emotional reasons, whereas slim people only eat when they're hungry. Davis et al's study
supports the link between mood and eating changes as it…

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