Archive for "peer and sibling influence"

New paper: The influence of peers′ and siblings′ on children’s and adolescents′ healthy eating behavior

Eating together with friends is not always good for children and adolescents. Eating together with siblings is still an obscure field. Tija Rageliene (ESR9) recently published her first paper in “Appetite” (open access). A summary of the paper is given below Childhood obesity and overweight are rapidly increasing worldwide becoming one of the major public…


ESR9 Peer and sibling influence on children’s healthy eating behavior (preadolescents)

Project within WP6 (to a lesser extent WP7) Objectives: (1) to investigate the influence of secondary socialisation agents (peers and siblings) and social media marketing on children’s healthy eating behaviour in preadolescents of different family compositions (2) to study when and whether peer and sibling influence is ‘positive’ or ‘negative’ with respect to eating healthily…