AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Eating Behaviour - Food Preference

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1. How was taste aversion shown in Garcias (1956) study?

  • After the food made them better they used it again as a type of medicine
  • After the rats ate saturnine and became ill, they avoided eating it again
  • After the chimps ate the rotten meat and became ill, they avoided it
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2. What did Milton (2008) look at in regards to preference to meat?

  • Meat is packed with nutrients and it aids brain development
  • Meat is packed with calories and is used for energy
  • Aids survival as it is filled with fat

3. Who criticies Gibson & Wardle, on the claim that humans may have been vegetarians?

  • Gregory - Not enough nutience for brain development
  • Abram - not enough calories to survive
  • Abram - not enough plants around to gain the weight in order to survive

4. What is the medicine effect?

  • If an animal is ill, they will eat a specific food to make them better
  • If the animal has been made sick by something and recovers, they will eat it again to gain immunity
  • If they animal is hungry they will eat food they know is good for them

5. Why was having high fat foods important?

  • Aids survival as allows you to survive long periods of time without food
  • To keep us warm in the colder months
  • As it has high amounts of energy

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