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 ate 36% more junk than those who watched the happy film.
  • 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.
  • There was no difference in what any of the participants ate.
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2. Parental modelling, Media effects, ethnicity, binge eating and comfort eating are 5 out of the 6 factors you should talk about in an 'Attitudes to food' essay. Which one is the 6th?

  • Eating Disorders
  • Environment
  • Social Class
  • Obesity

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 males had the biggest desire to be thin and were willing to work out 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.

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

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

5. 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

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