Emotions and eating in everyday life.

  title={Emotions and eating in everyday life.},
  author={Michael Macht and Gwenda Simons},
  volume={35 1},
This field study assessed emotional states experienced in everyday life and examined the subjective motivation to eat associated with these emotional states. Twenty-three female subjects rated their momentary emotional state and motivation to eat on 6 consecutive days at 11:00a.m., 2:00p.m., 5:00p.m., 8:00p.m. and 11:00p.m. A cluster analysis of the resulting 634 emotion profiles revealed three types of emotional states characterized by the labels "Anger-dominance", "Tension/Fear" and… CONTINUE READING

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