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What are Rozin and Fallon's three categories of Food rejections?
Sensory affective, Anticipated consequences, Ideational. Disgust fits into ideational although its a special category.
Why is disgust different to the other categories?
It has a strong affective and cognitive component. It is more like a food related emotion. Hard to change.
What are the three components of disgust?
Revulsion at oral incorporation, Offensive and has contamininating properties.
What are the two types of contaminating properties?
actual and associational (magical thinking)
Which of ROzin and Fallon's categories accounts for the most within culture variation in food preferences?
name some characteristics of the distaste(sensory affective) rejection category?
these are not dangerous
others in the culture like them
on a continuum
We will eat them if mixed with liked foods
rejected due to taste, smell
name some characteristics of the Anticipated consequences rejection category?
rejected based on own or other's experience
consequences can be immediate or longer term
not usually rejected based on taste
these foods are thought to be dangerous.
Name some characteristics of the ideational rejection category?
foods are rejected because they are not considered food.
culturally determined.
rejected due to its origins ie grass
foods with a bit of this in it are generally still eaten
What was the grasshopper in the milk experiment?
An example of the contaminant properties of a grasshopper.
Where does texture of food fit in?
to the disgust rejection category.
is there an overlap between the areas?
Yes foods can be rejection based on one or more categories.
Describe the development of food rejection in children.
under 2.5 they'll eat anything. 4 year olds will begin to reject foods but for different reasons than adults. 4 yr olds do not distinguish between the rejection cats and do not reject based on disgust.
What is the universal disgust rejection item?
What experiment was used to test Rozin and Fallon's rejection categories?
Rozin and Pliner 1984 looked at kids aged 3.5-12.
What were their findings?
distaste all ages
4yr olds reject what an adult would but for diff reasons
youngest kids did not differentiate between dangerous, disgusting, inapprop.
danger was not found in the youngest children.
ideation was not found in the youngest chn.