Effect of effort on meal selection and meal acceptability in a student cafeteria.

@article{Meiselman1994EffectOE,
  title={Effect of effort on meal selection and meal acceptability in a student cafeteria.},
  author={Herbert L Meiselman and Duncan Hedderley and Sally Staddon and Barbara J. Pierson and Cl{\'e}mentine Symonds},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={1994},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={43-55}
}
Past laboratory and field studies show that the effort necessary to obtain food acts as a determinant of food selection and consumption. Two studies examined the impact of increasing the effort needed to obtain candy or potato chips on selection in a normal lunch setting. In the first study, food selection, acceptance and intake were obtained during the first week baseline and under the effort manipulation during the second week. With increased effort, candy selection dropped dramatically in… CONTINUE READING

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