Reflective and impulsive influences on unhealthy snacking. The moderating effects of food related self-control

  title={Reflective and impulsive influences on unhealthy snacking. The moderating effects of food related self-control},
  author={P. Honkanen and S. O. Olsen and B. Verplanken and Ho Huy Tuu},
  • P. Honkanen, S. O. Olsen, +1 author Ho Huy Tuu
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Appetite
  • This study proposes that snacking behaviour may be either reflective and deliberate or impulsive, thus following a dual-process account. We hypothesised that chronic individual differences in food related self-control would moderate the relationships between reflective and impulsive processes. The reflective route was represented by an attitude toward unhealthy snacking, while the impulsive route was represented by the tendency to buy snack on impulse. A web survey was conducted with 207… CONTINUE READING
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