lec19Eat%26Sex - Lecture 19 (4/7/09): Finishing up...

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Lecture 19 (4/7/09): Finishing up motivation The influence of diet on biological regulators of eating A few words on addiction The emergence and focus of romantic attraction Ignore section on TOTE and motivation to catch liars in text
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Course stuff No class this Thursday (Easter) Exam 2 and course point summary: Exam 2 Median 78% Course median (counting all assignments): 81% To determine your percent score up to now: sum points from all assignments and divide by 503. Informal survey results for study habits of top 15% of class last semester
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iClicker According to textbook, self-control is a matter of: A = pre-commitment B = reward values C = inner strength and is limited D = differences in the prefrontal cortex
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iClicker Bem’s theory of gender identification is based on: A = biological factors B = friendship and play patterns in childhood and biological factors C = family dynamics D = sex-based differences in the hypothalamus
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Recent marked increased in obesity: Summary Increased availability of sweet, rich, salty foods (those that provide the most reinforcing tastes and textures) Decrease in physical activity (TV watching predicts obesity) Genetic differences (e.g., Pima “thrifty metabolism”) Individual differences in influence of taste on eating and individual differences in the willingness to expend effort in regards to eating (Schachter “milk shake and shelled peanut studies”) Differences in self-control: In experiments with hypothetical and real amounts of money, individuals who use drugs and individuals who are overweight are more likely to choose the sooner smaller amount of money than the larger, later amount.
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changes in eating affect biological influences on eating? Exercise, psychotherapy, learning are associated with
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2009 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 11002 taught by Professor Heyman during the Spring '09 term at BC.

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lec19Eat%26Sex - Lecture 19 (4/7/09): Finishing up...

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