Feeding - PSYCH 10: feeding [DESCRIPTION] Q: hunger? A:...

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PSYCH PSYCH  10:   10:  feeding feeding [DESCRIPTION] Q: Q:     hunger? A: A: stimulation of a feeding response Q: Q:     satiety? A: A: termination of eating + feelings of fullness and satisfaction CCK (cholecystokinin) = peptide that helps produce satiety Q: Q:     obesity? A: A: disorder – excessively overweight Q: Q:     causes? A: A: behavioral – energy in vs. energy out (eating and exercise) Biological – genetic predisposition, metabolic rate, etc. Psych factors – sensitivity to food cues, sociocultural influence Q: Q:     How do we know we’re hungry? Walter Cannon places balloons in stomach to measure contractions A: A: hunger pangs (stomach contractions) accompany hunger Q: Q:     Can we only feel hunger through the stomach? Tsang removed rat stomach but they still got hungry A: A: no, hunger pangs only promote eating. Stomach distention stops eating and causes satiety Q: Q:     role of glucose in hunger? A:
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Feeding - PSYCH 10: feeding [DESCRIPTION] Q: hunger? A:...

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