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?

  • sample sizes are too large
  • people restrain their food intake which is not right
  • Data is often drawn from anecdotal evidence which can be innaccurate and subjective
  • lab studies lack ecological validity
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2. The success of dieting Redden claimed is due to paying attention to...

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

3. Dieters are said to have a larger range between hunger and satiety. Therefore when the do eat they require

  • more food to satisfy themselves
  • less food to satisfy themselves
  • 100 banana milkshakes to feel happy again

4. Which enzyme did Kern et al claim may lead to the failure of dieting?

  • Cortisol
  • Serotonin
  • Lipoprotein Lipase
  • Nueropeptide Y

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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