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Psych-motivation - MOTIVATION Process involved in starting...

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MOTIVATION Process involved in starting, directing, and maintaining physical and psychological activities. HUNGER’MOTIVATION ’ As’a’biological’process:’Glucose -sugar’that’provides’energy,’if’you’eat’glucose’ levels’go’up’and’you±re’not’hungry’anymore .’Insulin -hormone’that’pumps’ nutrients’into’cells’to’be’stored’as’fat’or’turned’into’ener gy’ VENTROMEDIAL’HYPOTHALMUS -’ When’stimulate,’people’lose’motivation’to’eat -if’there’is’damage’people’ will’continue’to’eat’and’eat’and’eat. LATERAL’HYPOTHALAMUS ’ When’stimulated,’increased’hunger’motivation It depends on the type of food, size of plate, social setting, appearance of food Parts’of’the’brain’control’body’weight -set’point:’little’variation’year’to’year’in’weight,’ we’have’like’a’specific’point’of’weight’that’is’relatively’constant EATING’DISORDERS ’ Anorexia-fear’of’being’overweight’causes’a’ person’to’stop’eating.’BMI’of’85%’less’than’ normal’ officially .’ ’ Bulimia-preoccupation’with’weight’gain’leads’to’binge’and’purge’behavior Article : Cogan et. Al. Culture & Perceptions of Thinness
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