PSYCH UNIT 3- Success and Failure Dieting - Food

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1. What are the methodological issues within research into the success and failure of dieting?

  • Data is often drawn from anecdotal evidence which can be innaccurate and subjective
  • people restrain their food intake which is not right
  • lab studies lack ecological validity
  • sample sizes are too large
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2. Who discovered a Cultural bias within research into the failure of dieting?

  • Herman and Mack
  • Wegner
  • Park et al
  • Brown and Ogden

3. The success of dieting Redden claimed is due to paying attention to...

  • how skinny your friends are in comparison to yourself
  • how many calories you are eating
  • the details and specifics of the diet/foods you are eating
  • the amount of weight you are losing

4. Who claimed Restraint Theory may have implications for Obesity treatments?

  • Ogden
  • Yung et al
  • Polivy
  • Bowlby

5. An issue with Redden's Jelly Bean study is that...

  • it was a laboratory experiment and therefore lacked mundane realism and participants were prone to demand characteristics
  • people got ill from too many jelly beans
  • there were high levels of control


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