|‘Finish Your Soup’: Counterproductive Effects of Pressuring Children to Eat On Intake and Affect
||The authors examined whether pressuring preschoolers to eat would affect food intake and preferences, using a repeated-measures experimental design. In the experimental condition, children were pressured to eat by a request to finish their food. We c...
|Infant Tufted Capuchin Monkeys’ Behaviour with Novel Foods: Opportunism, Not Selectivity
||To determine whether young capuchin monkeys, Cebus apella, selectively interacted with
others concerning novel foods, 11 infants (4.5–12 months) living in two groups were observed following presentation of familiar or novel foods. Foods were present...
|Parental Pressure, Dietary Patterns, and Weight Status among Girls Who Are "Picky Eaters"
||Objective: To determine whether mothers’ fruit and vegetable intake and mothers’ use of pressure in the feeding domain when their daughters were 7 years old predicted picky eating and dietary intake when their daughters were 9 years old, and to exami...
|Predictors and Consequences of Food Neophobia and Pickiness in Young Girls
||Objective: Vegetable intake among children is well below recommended levels. We assessed whether food neophobia and pickiness contribute to low vegetable intake in school-aged girls and if there are distinct predictors for neophobia and pickiness. Ch...
|Sibling Eating Behaviours and Differential Child Feeding Practices Reported by Parents
||The purpose of this study was to investigate the intra-familial relationships between parental reports of feeding practices used with siblings in the same family, and to evaluate whether differences in feeding practices are related to differences in ...
|Social Facilitation of Eating Familiar Food in Tufted Capuchins (Cebus apella): Does it Involve Behavioral Coordination?
||Social facilitation of eating familiar foods might serve to synchronize
eating activities within groups. We aimed to assess whether capuchins
(Cebus apella) are prompted to eat when observing other conspecifics eating
a familiar food. Subjects wer...
|The Sources of Skill in Seriating Cups in Children, Monkeys and Apes
||Is a concept of either reversibility or of hierarchical forms of combination necessary for skilled seriation? We examined this question by presenting seriating cups to adult capuchin monkeys and chimpanzees and to 11-, 16- and 21-month-old children. ...
|Specific Social Influences On the Acceptance of Novel Foods In 2–5-Year-Old Children
||Social influences have been shown to be very important to overcome food neophobia in young children. However, there is no experimental evidence about whether social influences on food acceptance are specific, that is if models eating the same food as...