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2. What does the evolutionary theory suggest?

  • Primary stimulus for hunger and eating is to eat before those around us eat, e.g. survival
  • Primary stimulus for hunger and eating is food's positive incentive value, e.g. tastes nice
  • Primary stimulus for hunger and eating is food's negative incentive value e.g. tastes bad
  • Primary stimulus for hunger and eating is to eat to build enough energy to reproduce

3. For a hunger mechanism to be adaptive it must both what...?

  • Lengthen and strengthen hair
  • Prevent the plague
  • Anticipate and prevent energy deficits
  • Accumulate and organise fat storage

4. Which animal did Zhang et al use in their study?

  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Pigeons
  • Horses

5. What plays the most important role in producing feelings of hunger?

  • Glucose
  • Adrenaline
  • The smell of freshly baked goods
  • Iron

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