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Cognitive dissonance and how it effects dietary intake in adults.

16 March 2020

This research is part of an MSc Health Psychology student research project. You are being invited to take part in a research study on the explorations of the mechanisms of Cognitive Dissonance (CD) theory and the effects of those on the healthy dietary intake of males and females individuals over 18 years old. The classical theory of cognitive dissonance (CD) introduced by Festinger in 1957 and derives the dissonance which is a result of the discrepancies between what people think (i.e., beliefs


  • Be over 18 years old (males and females) without any specific medical conditions at the time of the study.

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Ethical approval

The research has taken approval from the University of Westminster ethics committee.

About the researcher

Exploring mechanisms of Meat-Related Cognitive Dissonance (MRCD) and how it affects the healthy dietary intake of the adults over 18 years old males and females.
Researcher: Evangelia Nteva w1671893@my.westminster.ac.uk
Staff Supervisor: Prof John Golding goldinj@westminster.ac.uk

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