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Cover for The psychology of food choice.

This book brings together insights from a number of sub-disciplines within psychology and other related disciplines, in terms of what they can tell about influences on human food choice. It is organized into 5 main sections which cover models of food choice; biological and learning influences on...

Author(s)
Shepherd, R.; Raats, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use of the stages of change model with dietary behaviours.

This chapter describes the most commonly used stages of change model, the transtheoretical model developed by Prochaska and DiClemente (1992). Within this model, it is proposed that health behaviour change consist of 5 distinct stages: pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action and...

Author(s)
Shepherd, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A conceptual model of the food choice process over the life course.

This chapter focuses on an inductively developed and evolving model of the food choice process devised using in-depth qualitative interviews with adults in the USA that asked about how they constructed their food choices. Discussions on this food choice process model's components, elaborations and...

Author(s)
Sobal, J.; Bisogni, C. A.; Devine, C. M.; Jastran, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The integration of biological, social, cultural and psychological influences on food choice.

The biological, psychological, social and cultural perspectives of food choice are discussed within a historical context (in USA). Also, the integration of biological, psychological and cultural factors in food choice is illustrated using 5 specific foods, viz. chocolate, chilli pepper, maize, milk ...

Author(s)
Rozin, P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social psychological models of food choice.

This chapter focuses on social psychological research into food choice and models of how social psychological variables influence choice. Social psychological models, include expectancy-value theory, theory of reasoned behaviour, and theory of planned behaviour.

Author(s)
Conner, M.; Armitage, C. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological influences on energy intake.

In this chapter, biological influences on food intake are presented in a case-oriented approach. The cases are: reported food intake as a measure of energy intake; regulation of body weight primarily through intake; regulation of intake as a multifactorial system; the alcohol paradox; why does...

Author(s)
Westerterp, K. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food neophobia in humans.

This chapter discusses the bases for rejection of foods, factors affecting food neophobia and assessment of neophobic behaviour. The mechanisms underlying food neophobia, and clinical implications of food neophobia (health effects and treatment) are also tackled.

Author(s)
Pliner, P.; Salvy, S. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of learning in development of food preferences.

This chapter clarifies the major learning concepts which underlie contemporary theories of flavour preference learning, and then evaluate the current status of the major relevant theories of preference development. The four major theories reviewed in this chapter, include mere exposure, neophobia...

Author(s)
Yeomans, M. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mood, emotions and food choice.

A brief discussion on the definition and characterization of mood and emotions is presented, including discussions on how mood and emotions are affected by particular foods (or food combinations) via sensory effects, associated social context, cognitive expectations, changes in appetite or...

Author(s)
Gibson, E. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food cravings and addictions.

Discussions on the underlying processes involved in food cravings are presented, focusing on the mechanisms common to the control of both eating and drug-taking. Also, the effects of certain drugs on the expression of food cravings in humans are discussed, including the implications of the...

Author(s)
Higgs, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990323)
Type
Book chapter

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