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Influences a model has on the snack consumption of overweight and normal-weight pre-adolescent girls
Studies indicate that the presence of peers influence children's food consumption. It is assumed that the modeling of others' food intake produces this effect. The present study directly tests this possibility by assessing ...
Influence of parents and friends on overweight and normal-weight children's and adolescents' food choices
Although most eating occurs in a social context, little is known about the developmental trajectory of the effects of social influences on children' and adolescents' eating behavior. In fact, the literature on the influence ...