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

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

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

  • 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
  • After the food made them better they used it again as a type of medicine

4. What does EEA stand for?

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

5. In Stanford (1999) study, what were the parts of the body that the chimps ate first?

  • Brain, Kidneys and Liver - as they have the most nutrients
  • Stomach and Kidneys - had the most amount of food in them
  • Eyes, Skin and Flesh - As they had the most amount of fat in them

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