Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

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Unformatted text preview: in, thin, but thin men want to be heavier & more “buff” Men have more ego-protective perceptions than women 8 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Environmental Environmental & Cultural Factors Factors Food availability, taste, & variety regulate eating Although we like variety, we seek familiar & comfy food Classical Classical conditioning (associate smell & sight of food with with its taste); food cues trigger hunger Environmental stimuli (e.g. eat more around people) Cultural Cultural norms influence when, how, & what to eat (Mediterraneans (Mediterraneans eat later) Obesity Measured body Measured by body mass index (BMI): – 25-30% American adults are obese – 30-35% are overweight – Globally 20-50% are obese Often Often blamed for lack of willpower, dysfunctional coping with stress, heightened sensitivity to external food cues, emotional disturbances; BUT these are only only stereotypes 9 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Obesity Obesity Research findings: findings: Genes & Environment: some gain weight easier some /harder /harder than others – Heredity influences both the basal metaboli...
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