Attitudes to eating.

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1. Garg et al studied observed food choices of 38 participants as they watched either a happy or sad film with the option of eating buttered popcorn or grapes and found that...

  • Those who watched the sad film only ate healthy foods to increase their low mood.
  • Those who watched the happy film ate 36% more jump than those who watched the sad film.
  • Those who watched the sad film ate 36% more junk than those who watched the happy film.
  • There was no difference in what any of the participants ate.
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2. When looking at the social learning theory of attitudes towards eating, parental modelling is a big part of a childs eating behaviour. Which psychologists found a positive correlation between parents and childrens food attitudes.

  • Havan & Shaver
  • Brown & Ogden
  • Thiabult & Kelley
  • Wardle & Beales

3. Dornbusch studied 7000 american adolescents, and found that...

  • Lower class males had the biggest desire to be thin and were willing to diet to achieve this.
  • Higher class females had the biggest desire to be thin and were willing to diet to achieve this.
  • Lower class females had the biggest desire to be thin and were willing to diet to achieve this.
  • Higher class males had the biggest desire to be thin and were willing to work out to achieve this.

4. In the binge eating section, research suggests that binge eating is mostly caused by....

  • Low mood and anxiety.
  • Having excess food in the house.
  • Boredom.
  • Happy mood caused by food.

5. Ball and Kennerdy conducted a study about ethnicity in the cultural influences theory of attitudes to food. How many Australian 18-23 year olds did they study?

  • 100
  • 14000
  • 7000
  • 50

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