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022409homework - Homework due 2/24/09 Name _ 1. What...

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Homework due 2/24/09 Name _______________________________ 1. What gastric “hormone” aids the "sweating" of digestive juices (which are mainly water) into the digestive tract after eating? (hint. It's the same hormone that causes the increase in mucous inside your nose when you have a cold). Describe how volumetric thirst mechanisms would be activated by food intake. How is the brain affected? 2. What is learned thirst? What type of learning is involved? Why is this learning important? Is it at a conscious or unconscious level (hint: it occurs in animals that have extremely limited consciousness)? What is the unconditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned stimulus, and conditioned response involved? 3. What is the incidence of overweight in the US? How do the patterns of obesity change with age? How has the incidence of obesity in the population as a whole been changing in recent years? Why is this a problem? 4.
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