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|Title||Using positive parent-child interactions as an alternative reinforcer to promote healthier eating among preschoolers|
|Description||The study consist of multiple phases. We are currently recruiting for phase 3, in which children play a game to earn time reading with a parent and/or completing an indoor nature walk activity with a parent, to determine how much children like these activities (or “alternative reinforcers”). |
Participants will be asked to complete 1 study visit.
The study visit will be at the University at Buffalo, South Campus
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|Objective||The purpose of this study is to promote positive, rewarding parent-child interactions, hypothesizing that these could function as a novel alternative reinforcer, decreasing the Relative Reinforcing Value (RRV) of food (i.e. childrens motivation to eat). |
Keywords: children, behavioral, food reinforcing
|Principal Investigator||FRASCA, STEPHANIE|
|Key Eligibility||Child is 4-5 years old |
Parent/guardian is 18 years of age or older
Child is not diagnosed with a serious physical or mental health condition that precludes participation
Participants are English speakers
Children have not participated in a prior phase of the Read With Me Study
|Disease Group||Behavioral Research; Children's Health/Pediatrics|
|Contact|| ANITA SINGH |