Palatable Eating Motives Scale (PEMS) (PEMS)

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Palatable Eating Motives Scale (PEMS)

Survey to assess motivation to eat
Duration: 2 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:13PM
Mar 13, 2024, 4:13PM


Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Palatable Eating Motives Scale (PEMS) (PEMS).

Burgess, E. E., Turan, B., Lokken, K. L., Morse, A., & Boggiano, M. M. (2014). Profiling motives behind hedonic eating. Preliminary validation of the Palatable Eating Motives Scale. Appetite, 72, 66–72.

And, A., Sylvester, M. D., Turan, B., Uysal Irak, D., Ray, M. K., & Boggiano, M. M. (2018). The Turkish Palatable Eating Motives Scale (T-PEMS): utility in predicting binge-eating eating and obesity risk in university students. Eating and Weight Disorders, 23(4), 527–531.