Why some choose the vegetarian option: Are all ethical motivations the same?

  title={Why some choose the vegetarian option: Are all ethical motivations the same?},
  author={Daniel L. Rosenfeld},
  journal={Motivation and Emotion},
Many studies have demonstrated psychological differences between ethically motivated and health-motivated vegetarians. Adopting an ethical-health dichotomy in studying dietary motivation, however, may overlook meaningful variance between vegetarians motivated by different types of ethical concerns—namely, those related to animals and the environment. Through two preregistered studies, I compared dietary goal orientations, disgust toward meat, and dietary adherence between vegetarians motivated… Expand
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