Document Detail

A picture-flavour paradigm for studying complex conditioning processes in food preference learning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19619598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An important route through which food (dis)likes can be acquired is Evaluative Conditioning (EC). A simple and convenient EC procedure for studying food (dis)likes was described by Verhulst et al. [Verhulst, F., Hermans, D., Baeyens, F., Spruyt, A., & Eelen, P. (2006). Determinants and predictive validity of direct and indirect measures of recently acquired food attitudes. Appetite, 46(2), 137-143]. We compared this procedure, in which the conditioned and unconditioned stimulus form a compound, with an adapted version in which they are autonomous stimuli. Self-report and affective priming results indicated strong and comparable EC effects in both procedures. Hence, our adaptation constitutes a good alternative for the original procedure. It moreover allows investigating a broader range of topics in food preference learning.
Inneke Kerkhof; Debora Vansteenwegen; Frank Baeyens; Dirk Hermans
Related Documents :
11840208 - Psychobiology of food preferences.
16368118 - Bitter taste markers explain variability in vegetable sweetness, bitterness, and intake.
18978998 - Proboscis extension response (per) assay in drosophila.
3860068 - Neural mediation of conditioned food aversions.
14581168 - Zinc benzoate, a contaminating environmental compound derived from polystyrene resin in...
23417558 - Understanding of and reasoning about object-object relationships in long-tailed macaques?
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2009-07-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Appetite     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1095-8304     ISO Abbreviation:  Appetite     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-27     Completed Date:  2010-02-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006808     Medline TA:  Appetite     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Conditioning (Psychology)*
Food Preferences / psychology*
Vision, Ocular*
Visual Perception

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Effects of olfactory dysfunction on sensory evaluation and preparation of foods.
Next Document:  S38151 [p-guanidinobenzoyl-[Des-Gly(10)]-MCH(7-17)] is a potent and selective antagonist at the MCH(...