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Do children's food choices go with the crowd? Effects of majority and minority peer cues shown within an audiovisual cartoon on children's healthy food choice

Alice Binder, Brigitte Naderer and Jörg Matthes

Social Science & Medicine, 2019, vol. 225, issue C, 42-50

Abstract: Studies show that the presentation of healthy foods within media does not lead to healthier food choices in children. A persuasive strategy is needed. We investigated how healthy peer cues shown in an audiovisual cartoon influence children's food choice.

Keywords: Food choice; Food placement; Children; Food neophobia; Peer cues (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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