Sharps, M., Fallon, V., Ryan, S., Coulthard, H. (under review) Eating like family and friends: the role of perceived descriptive and injunctive norms on the frequency of meat and plant-based meal intake in UK-based adults.
Coulthard, H., Sharps, M., Cunliffe, L., van den Tol, A. (2021) Eating in lockdown in the UK during the Covid 19 pandemic; self-reported changes in eating behaviour, and associations with BMI, eating style, coping and health anxiety, Appetite, 161, 105082.
Sharps, M., Thomas, E. & Blissett, J. (2020). Using pictorial nudges of fruit and vegetables on tableware to increase children’s fruit and vegetable consumption, Appetite, 144, 104457.
Sharps, M. A., Hetherington, M. M., Blundell-Birtill, P., Rolls, B. J., & Evans, C. E. (2019). The effectiveness of a social media intervention for reducing portion sizes in young adults and adolescents. Digital health, 5, 2055207619878076. doi:10.1177/2055207619878076
Sharps, M., & Robinson, E. (2017) Perceived eating norms and children’s eating behaviour: an informational social influence account, Appetite, 113, 41-50.
Robinson, E., Oldham, M., Sharps, M., Cunliffe, A., Scott, J., Clark, E., Piercy, K., Field, M. (2016) Social imitation of alcohol consumption and ingratiation motives in young adults, Psychology of Addictive Behaviours, 30, 442-449.
Sharps, M., & Robinson, E. (2016) Encouraging children to eat more fruit and vegetables: Health vs. descriptive social norm-based messages. Appetite, 100, 18-25.
Sharps, M., & Robinson, E. (2015). Perceived eating norms and vegetable consumption in children. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12, 135.
Sharps, M., Higgs, S., Blissett, J., Nouwen, A., Chechlacz, M., Allen, H. a, & Robinson, E. (2015). Examining evidence for behavioural mimicry of parental eating by adolescent females. An observational study. Appetite, 89, 56–61.
Robinson, E., Sharps, M., Price, N., & Dallas, R. (2014). Eating like you are overweight: The effect of overweight models on food intake in a remote confederate study. Appetite, 82, 119–123.
Umeh, K., & Sharps, M. (2012) Psychological requirements for increased fruit and vegetable intake in young adults. British Food Journal, 114, 1310-1324.