AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Eating Behaviour - Food Preference

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1. What is the medicine effect?

  • If they animal is hungry they will eat food they know is good for them
  • 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
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2. What were the two main sources of food?

  • Animals & Plants
  • Plants and Sea creatures
  • Animals and other Humans

3. Why was having high fat foods important?

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

4. What does EEA stand for?

  • Environment of Evolutionary Adaptation
  • Evolutionary Explanations of Adaptation
  • Evolutionary Environment and Adaptations

5. 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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