Lecture 19 - Cognition and Eating? Thought suppression...

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Motivation PSY 120000 Elementary Psychology Dr. Eric D. Wesselmann 27 Cognition and Eating? ± Thought suppression causes rebound effects ± “Don’t think about the white bear…” ± Thinking and rehearsing action ± Neural activity ± Can this influence actual behavior? 28 Cognition and Eating? ± Told to imagine performing 33 repetitive actions, one at a time ± Three conditions (IV) ± 33 quarters into laundry machine (control) ± 30 quarters in machine, eat 3 ± 3 quarters in machine, eat 30 ± 29 Morewedge et al, 2011, Science Cognition and Eating? 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 33 Quarters 30 Morewedge et al, 2011, Science
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Eating Disorders ± Anorexia ± Bulimia ± How do these occur? Consequences of media’s presentation of women? 32 Self Concept Consequences of media’s presentation of women? ± Objectification Theory
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course PSYC 120 taught by Professor Bethlebreton during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lecture 19 - Cognition and Eating? Thought suppression...

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