Meating Conflict: Toward a Model of Ambivalence-Motivated Reduction of Meat Consumption
An increasing number of people are concerned about eating meat, despite enjoying doing so. In the present research, we examined whether the desire to resolve this ambivalence about eating meat leads…
Measuring the meat paradox: How ambivalence towards meat influences moral disengagement
Risks of meat: the relative impact of cognitive, affective and moral concerns
Assessing the Causal Relationships among Hedonic belief, Ambivalence, Subjective norm, Attitude and Meat Consumption Behavior
The purpose of this study was to assess the causal relationships among hedonic belief, ambivalence, subjective norm, attitude and meat consumption behavior. A total of 318 questionnaires were…
Gauging attitudes and behaviours: Meat consumption and potential reduction
Understanding intentions to purchase bio-based products: The role of subjective ambivalence
A comparison study of meat eaters and non-meat eaters on mind attribution and moral disengagement of animals
Optimizing Messaging to Reduce Red Meat Consumption
ABSTRACT Red meat production has a range of negative environmental impacts. We sought to characterize the motivations, environmental attitudes and demographics of red meat-eaters, and examine the…
Implicit attitudes towards meat and vegetables in vegetarians and nonvegetarians
Previous research, in which self‐report measures were used, showed that vegetarians have more negative beliefs about meat than nonvegetarians. An important limitation of this research is that it did…
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Attitudes towards following meat, vegetarian and vegan diets: an examination of the role of ambivalence
Regression analyses showed that, as predicted by the Theory of Planned Behaviour, attitudes, subjective norm and perceived behavioural control were significant predictors of intention to follow each diet (apart from the vegetarian diet, where subjective norm was non-significant).
Ambivalence about health-related behaviours: an exploration in the domain of food choice.
- PsychologyBritish journal of health psychology
The research supports the widespread view that ambivalence is an important issue, both for those involved in basic attitude research and for those who seek to use attitude theories in applied research, and indicates thatAmbivalence may often have implications for the predictive ability of attitude-intention-behaviour models, especially when applied to health-related behaviours that are characterized by motivational conflicts.
Influences on meat consumption in Australia
Perceived difficulties with vegetarian diets, the number of vegetarian significant others and beliefs about meat were important predictors of meat consumption, and the meat consumption of women and younger people was strongly associated with more specific concerns about lack of iron and protein in the vegetarian diet.
Influences on Meat Avoidance Among British Students
- Medicine, PsychologyAppetite
Chicken and turkey were the least often avoided flesh foods among men and women, and the only clear gradation from flesh-eating to vegetarianism was eating poultry and either beef/lamb or pork, eating only poultry and eating neither.
Ambivalence and Attitudes
This chapter explores the concept of ambivalence and its relationship to attitudes. Definitions and different measures of ambivalence are reviewed. We present three dimensions on which measures of…
Attitudes Towards Meat-eating in Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian Teenage Girls in England—an Ethnographic Approach
This study compared vegetarian and non-vegetarian teenage English girls' attitudes towards meat, and speculation on possible reasons for the current popularity of vegetarianism in teenage girls is speculated.
Effects of Attitudinal Ambivalence on Information Processing and Attitude-Intention Consistency☆
Abstract We hypothesize that, when encountering a new or unfamiliar attitude object that has both positiveandnegative attributes, such evaluatively inconsistent information leads toattitudinal…
Thinking and caring about cognitive inconsistency: when and for whom does attitudinal ambivalence feel uncomfortable?
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
The relation between conflicting evaluations of attitude objects (potential ambivalence) and associated unpleasant feelings (felt ambivalences) was investigated and similarities of ambivalent and cognitive dissonance constructs are discussed.
Attitudinal Ambivalence: A Test of Three Key Hypotheses
- Psychology, Business
This article reports two studies designed to test the hypotheses that lower levels of attitudinal ambivalence are associated with attitudes that are more predictive of behavior, more stable over…
Anticipated regret and time perspective: Changing sexual risk-taking behavior.
In two studies we test the effects of anticipated affective reactions such as regret on behavioral expectations and behavior. These effects were examined in the context of sexual risk-taking…