1. What is a weakness of these studies?
- Low ecological validity
- Reductionist and doesn't support psychology being a science
- Most are Eurocentric and gender biased to mainly women
- Ethnocentric and androcentric
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2. Diets will work best if they teach pps new eating and lifestyle habits. Why?
- It shows that you can't go back and forces you to focus to change rather than the diet itself
- New habit and lifestyle, seen as a long term and permanent change to keep weight off in changing mindset and eating behaviour together
- Changes the cognitive belief to say that you can do it
- It's a placebo effect to help you lose and keep off the weight
3. What BMI is classed as overweight?
- 25 - 29.9kg
- 30 - 35kg
- 20 - 30kg
- Over 20kg
4. What role do hormones, particularly ghrelin, play in the failure of dieting?
- Stimulates appetite, making hungry people feel hungrier
- Makes you think you are hungry when you have just eaten
- When you are hormonal, you will want to eat more regardless of dieting restrictions
- They are just there bloody deal with it
5. Mann did a meta-analysis of 14 studies that followed pps over 4 years after a diet, what did he find?
- On the long term, pps had gained all back but 3kg of their original weight before the diet
- That some kept off the weight and some didn't
- That the pps had kept off all the weight because of the change in mindset
- After a while, the weight gradually came back to the original weight