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- Guidetti, Margherita, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Appetite 2017 v.112 pp. 96-101
- food choices; gender; ingestion; lunch; men; portion size; restaurants; stereotyped behavior; women
- ... Previous research has shown that women eating small portions of food (vs. eating big portions) are perceived as more feminine, whereas men eating large portions are perceived as more masculine. The specific type of food items have also been shown to carry connotations for gender stereotyping. In addition, matching the co-eater's food quantity is also a means to ingratiate him or her. Thus, a poten ...