Lenny R Vartanian
Affiliation: Syracuse University
- Consumption stereotypes and impression management: how you are what you eatLenny R Vartanian
Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 110 Warren Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 7801, USA
Appetite 48:265-77. 2007..g., femininity, social appeal). Finally, we discuss the ways in which using food intake as an impression-management tactic can lead to chronic food restriction and unhealthy eating habits...
- The influence of one's own body weight on implicit and explicit anti-fat biasMarlene B Schwartz
Yale University, Department of Psychology, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:440-7. 2006..This study examined the influence of one's own body weight on the strength of implicit and explicit anti-fat bias...
- Effects of weight stigma on exercise motivation and behavior: a preliminary investigation among college-aged femalesLenny R Vartanian
Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, USA
J Health Psychol 13:131-8. 2008..Exercise avoidance was in turn related to less frequent strenuous and moderate exercise. These findings suggest that weight stigma (through its impact on avoidance motivation) could potentially decrease physical activity levels...
- Are we aware of the external factors that influence our food intake?Lenny R Vartanian
Department of Psychology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244 2340, USA
Health Psychol 27:533-8. 2008..This research examines the extent to which people accurately report some of the external influences on their food intake...
- Does regulatory focus play a role in dietary restraint?Lenny R Vartanian
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
Eat Behav 7:333-41. 2006..Our results suggest that future research should focus on the obstacles to successful weight regulation, rather than on individuals' regulatory focus...
- Effects of soft drink consumption on nutrition and health: a systematic review and meta-analysisLenny R Vartanian
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06520 8205, USA
Am J Public Health 97:667-75. 2007..Finally, studies funded by the food industry reported significantly smaller effects than did non-industry-funded studies. Recommendations to reduce population soft drink consumption are strongly supported by the available science...
- Examining the nutritional quality of breakfast cereals marketed to childrenMarlene B Schwartz
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:702-5. 2008..Dietary advice for children to increase consumption of ready-to-eat breakfast cereals should identify and recommend those cereals with the best nutrient profiles...
- Intended and unintended effects of an eating disorder educational program: impact of presenter identityMarlene B Schwartz
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
Int J Eat Disord 40:187-92. 2007..This study examines the impact of presenter identity on the intended and unintended effects of an eating disorder educational program...
- Beliefs about the determinants of body weight predict dieting and exercise behaviorLenny R Vartanian
Department of Psychology, Yale University, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
Eat Behav 7:176-9. 2006....
- The relationship between eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) and officially recognized eating disorders: meta-analysis and implications for DSMJennifer J Thomas
Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA
Psychol Bull 135:407-33. 2009..American Psychiatric Association, 1994) categories, others-such as purging disorder and non-fat-phobic AN-may be best conceptualized as distinct syndromes. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
- Evaluating the effects of eating disorder memoirs on readers' eating attitudes and behaviorsJennifer J Thomas
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
Int J Eat Disord 39:418-25. 2006..More than 50 individuals have published eating disorder (ED) memoirs. The current study was the first to test whether memoirs affect readers' eating attitudes and behaviors, and whether they normalize and/or glamorize EDs...
- Judgments of body weight based on food intake: a pervasive cognitive bias among restrained eatersLenny R Vartanian
Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 7801, USA
Int J Eat Disord 41:64-71. 2008..Two studies examined the influence of meal-size information on restrained and unrestrained eaters' judgments of body weight and size...
- Accuracy in the estimation of body weight: an alternate test of the motivated-distortion hypothesisLenny R Vartanian
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Int J Eat Disord 36:69-75. 2004..We examined the ability of participants to estimate the weight of a target person as a means of distinguishing between motivated distortions and perceptual biases...