Pubblicazioni scientifiche sul programma Food Dudes

Presti, G., Cau, S., Leone, A., Horne, P., Pagliarini, E., Moderato, P., Lowe, F. C. Can we change eating patterns in our children? Direct and indirect effects of the Food dudes programme. European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Lisbon 6-9 September 2012

Presti, G., Cau, S. Is offering fruit and vegetables at school a good way to teach kids to eat fruit in the long term? The Food Dudes studies in Italy. 49th Conference of Experimental Analysis of Behavior Group (EABG) London, 18-20 April, 2011 

Horne, P. J., Greenhalgh, J., Erjavec, M., Lowe, C. F., Viktor, S. and Whitaker, C. J., 2011, Increasing pre-school children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables. A modelling and rewards intervention, Appetite, 56, 375–385

Presti, G., Moderato, P., Russo. V. The Effectiveness of the Food Dudes Program in Italy. 37th Annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Denver (USA), May 27–31, 2011

Presti, G., Moderato, P. Fighting Child Obesity? Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of the Food Dudes Program in Italy, 5th Conference of the European Association for Behaviour Analysis, Rethymno, 21-24 September 2010

Presti, G., Mazzarino, S., Costantino, A., Moderato, P. Beyond education programs: replicating the Food Dudes studies in the Italian cultural environment. Nutrition and Metabolism - Nu.Me. 2nd International Mediterranean Meeting Granada (Spain), 16-19 June, 2010

Presti, G., Zaffanella, M., Milani, L., Lowe, C. F., Moderato P. Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in young children: the Food Dudes Italian trial. Short-term results 23rd, Annual Conference European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) Pisa, 23-26 September, 2009

Presti G., Zaffanella M., Milani L., Moderato P. Helping children to eat more vegetables and fruits: A replication and extension of the Food Dudes studies, Annual Conference of the Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis,  Reno (NV, USA), 8-11 October, 2009

Presti G., on behalf of the Italian and the International Food Dudes Research Groups. International cooperation to increase child consumption of Vegetables and fruits: Replicating, extending and expanding the Food Dudes studies, 5th Conference of Italian Researchers, Huston (TX, USA), 5 december 2009

Horne P.J., Hardman C.A., Lowe C.F., Tapper K., Le Noury J., Madden P., Patel P. e Doody M. (2009). Increasing parental provision and children’s consumption of lunchbox fruit and vegetables in Ireland: the Food Dudes intervention. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63, 613–618

Horne, P. J., Tapper, K., Lowe, C. F., Hardman, C. A., Jackson, M. C., & Woolner, J. (2004).  Increasing children’s fruit and vegetable consumption: a peer-modelling and rewards-based intervention. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 58, 1649–1660. 
Lowe, C. F., Horne, P. J., Tapper, K., Bowdery, M., & Egerton, C. (2004).  Effects of a peer modelling and rewards-based intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in children. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 58, 510-522. 
Tapper, K., Horne, P.J. & Lowe, C.F. (2003). The Food Dudes to the rescue! The Psychologist 16(1),18-21. 
Tapper, K., Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Jackson, M.C., Hardman, C.A. & Woolner, J. (2002). An intervention to increase children's consumption of fruit and vegetables. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society 10, 102. 

Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Tapper, K., Jackson, M., Hardman, C.A., Woolner, J., Bowdery, M.A., Egerton, C. (2002). Changing the nation’s diet: A programme to increase children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables.  End of project report. University of Wales, Bangor.
Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Bowdery, M.A., Egerton, C., & Tapper, K. (2001). Increasing children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables. Public Health Nutrition 4, 2(A), 387.
Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Bowdery, M.A., Egerton, C., & Tapper, K. (2001). Increasing consumption of fruit and vegetables in children.  In J.S.A. Edwards & M.M. Hewedi (Eds), Culinary Arts and Sciences III, Global and National Perspectives. Poole: Bournemouth University, 363-371. 
Woolner, J. (2000). Children’s Food Preferences – A Behavioural Analysis. Unpublished PhD thesis. University of Wales, Bangor. 
Horne, P.J., Lowe, C.F., Bowdery, M.A. & Egerton, C. (1998) The way to healthy eating for children. British Food Journal, 100:3 133-140. 
Lowe, C.F., Dowey, A.J & Horne, P.J. (1998) Changing what children eat.  In A. Murcott (Ed.) The Nation’s Diet: The Social Science of Food Choice. London. Longman, pp. 57-80. 
Dowey, A.J. (1996).  Psychological Determinants of Children’s Food Preferences.  Unpublished PhD thesis. University of Wales, Bangor. 
Horne, P.J., Lowe, C.F., Fleming, P.F.J. & Dowey, A.J. (1995). An effective procedure for changing food preferences in 5-7 year-old children. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 54, 441-452. 
Horne, P.J. & Lowe, C.F. (1995)  Why won’t children eat vegetables?  Research and Engineering Division: Review 95, Unilever Corporate Relations, Rotterdam, 5-7 

Lowe, C.F., Horne, P.J., Woolner, J., Dowey, A.J., Fleming, P.F.J and Griffiths, J.H. (1995) The Psychological Determinants of Children’s Food Choice. Current Research into Eating Practices: Contributions of Social Sciences.  Proceedings of the European Interdisciplinary Meeting.  Eds: Feichtinger, E., Kohler, B.M.  A.G.E.V. Publication Series.  Frankfurt Am Main.  Vol. 10, 228-230. 

Pubblicazioni sui metodi applicati nel Programma Food Dudes

Bandura, A. (1977) Social Learning Theory. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, New Jersey.
Bernal, M.E. (1972) Behavioral treatment of a child’s eating problem. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 3, 43-50.

Birch, L.L., Birch, L.L., Marlin, D.W. & Kramer, L. (1982) Effects of instrumental consumption on children’s food preference. Appetite, 3, 125-134.
Birch, L.L., Marlin, D.W. & Rotter, J. (1984) Eating as the ‘means’ activity in a contingency: effects on young children’s food preference. Child Development, 55, 431-439.
Brody, G.H. & Stoneman, Z. (1981) Selective imitation of same-age, older and younger peer models. Child Development, 52, 717-720.
Cameron, J., Banko, K.M. & Peirce, W.D. (2001) Pervasive negative effects of rewards on intrinsic motivation: The myth continues. The Behavior Analyst, 24, 1-44.

Department of Health (1998) Our Healthier Nation- A Contract for Health. Consultation paper. Command paper Cm3852. London: Stationary Office.
Department of Health (2000): The National School Fruit Scheme. London: The Department of Health.
Department of Health and Children (2003) The National Health & Lifestyle Survey (SLÁN) and The Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey (HBSC). Republic of Ireland.
Fehrenbach, P.A., Miller, D.J. & Thelen, M.H. (1979) The importance of consistency of modelling behaviour upon imitation: a comparison of single and multiple models. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 1412-1417.
Flanders, J.P. (1968) A review of research on imitative behavior. Psychological Bulletin, 69, 316-337.
Gatherer, A., Parfit, J. Porter, E. & Vessy, M. (1979) Is Health Education Effective?: An Overview of Evaluated Studies. London: Health Education Council.
Gifft, H., Washbon, M. & Harrosin, G. (1972) Nutrition, Behaviour and Change. Prentice-Hall, New Jersey.
Gillman, M.W. (1996) Enjoy your fruits and vegetables: Eating fruit and vegetables protects against the common chronic diseases of adulthood. British Medical Journal,  313, 765-766.
Greer, R.D., Dorow, L., Williams, G., McCorkle, N. & Asnes, R. (1991) Peer-mediated procedures to induce swallowing and food acceptance in young children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 24, 783-790.
Harris, M.B. & Baudin, H. (1972) Models and vegetable eating: the power of Popeye. Psychological Reports, 31, 570.
Handen, B.J., Mandell, F. & Russo, D.C. (1986) Feeding induction in children who refuse to eat. American Journal of Disabled Children, 140, 52-54.
Hatcher, R.P. (1979) Treatment of food refusal in a two-year-old child. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 10, 363-367.
Health Education Authority (1995) Obesity in Primary Health Care: A Literature Review. London: Health Education Authority.
Hendy, H.M. (2002) Effectiveness of trained peer models to encourage food acceptance in preschool children. Appetite, 39, 217-225.
Hendy, H.M. & Raudenbush, B. (2000) Effectiveness of teacher modelling to encourage food acceptance in preschool children. Appetite , 34, 61-76.
Kazdin, A.E. (1994) Behavioural Modification in Applied Settings. Pacific Grove. CA:Brooks/Cole.
Krebs-Smith, S.M., Cook, A., Subar, A., Cleveland, L., Friday, J. & Kahle, L.L. (1996) Fruit and vegetable intakes of children and adolescents in the United States. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 150, 81-86.
Prynne, C.J., Paul, A.A., Price, G.M., Day, K.C., Hilder, W.S. & Wadsworth, M.E.J. (1999) Food and nutrient intake of a national sample of 4 year-old children in 1950: Comparison with the 1990’s. MRC National Survey of Health and Development.
Siegel, L.J. (1982) Classical and operant procedures in the treatment of a case of food aversion in a young child. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology,  11, 167-172.
Stark, L.J., Collins, F.L., Osnes, P.G. & Stokes, T.F. (1986) Using reinforcement and cueing to increase healthy snack food choices in preschoolers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis,  19, 367-379.
Wardle, J., Cooke, L.J., Gibson, E.L., Sapochnik, M., Sheiham, A. & Lawson, M. (2002) Increasing children’s acceptance of vegetables: a randomised trial of guidance to parents. Appetite , 38, 1-9.
Wardle, J., Herrera, M-L., Cooke, L. & Gibson, E.L. (2003) Modifying children’s food preferences: the effects of exposure and reward on acceptance of an unfamiliar vegetable. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 57, 341-348.
WHO Report (2003) World Health Report, Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Lives, 2002, WHO.