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1. What did Redden (2008) find to support the success of cognitive strategies?

  • Focusing on the specifics on the meals keeps it interesting
  • Focusing too much on the specifics can cause dieting relapse
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2. What did Wardle and Beales (1988) find to support the failure of restraint theory?

  • The control group gained most weight
  • There was no causal links between any of the groups.
  • Diet group at more than those in exercise group and control gorup
  • The exercise group lost most weight

3. What did Fisher and Birch study?

  • Whether children seem to prefer chocolate to sweets
  • Whether there is restriction on food and how much these foods were eaten during the study
  • Whether children binge on fatty foods more than vegtables

4. How can a child be influenced by parents when it comes to eating?

  • The parents feed them what they believe to be best, from there can develop an avoidance
  • They observe their parents getting rewarded by enjoying certain foods
  • They are directly reinforced for eating in/appropriate food

5. What did the 2003 Scottish Health Survey find?

  • In general, income was positively associated with healthy eating
  • Higher class women are more likely to use body regulation methods

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