Family resemblance in food and other domains: the family paradox and the role of parental congruence.

@article{Rozin1991FamilyRI,
  title={Family resemblance in food and other domains: the family paradox and the role of parental congruence.},
  author={Paul Rozin},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={1991},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={93-102}
}
Although families are almost certainly a powerful force for conveying culture-wide preferences, family resemblance for preferences that vary within culture are surprisingly small. This study examines causes of this low correlation, especially in the domain of food preferences. A sample of 118 college students and their current and biological parents completed surveys on food and aesthetic preferences and values. Mid-parent-child correlations were low (mean r = 0.17) for preferences, but were… CONTINUE READING

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