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Unformatted text preview: 1 Psychology 101 Health Psychology Professor David Sherman Class #19 Psychology of Eating Announcement Exam: Thursday, March 13, in class Same format and length as midterm Not cumulative: material from Part II of class TAs REVIEW SESSION: CHEM 1179, 03/12/08, 5:00P-6:30PM Psychology of Eating What psychologists study: how people see how juries make decisions what leads to attraction what affects peoples sleep what makes a message effective Eating is at least as important than all of the above Everything: ev-rE-thi[ng] , n. That which can be eaten, and that which cannot.-- DeFnition used by Hua Tribe of Papua, New Guinea Questions about eating that a psychologist might ask 1) What determines how much people eat? Individual differences Cognitive factors Social/emotional factors Developmental factors 2) What determines what people eat? 3) What are the psychological effects of hunger or starvation? Classic Eating Study 0 shakes 2 shakes Dieters Non- Dieters Step 1: 2 Milkshakes or 0 Milkshakes Step 2: Left alone to rate ice cream Measure: How much ice cream do they eat? 2 Non-Dieters Dieters Consumption After Low Fat Milkshakes That are Labeled High Fat Non-Dieters Dieters Consumption After High-Fat Milkshakes That are Labeled Non-Fat Non-Dieters Dieters Consumption While Stressed...
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