Neural Mechanisms in Eating Behaviour

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  • Created on: 28-02-14 12:45

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

  • Prevent the plague
  • Accumulate and organise fat storage
  • Anticipate and prevent energy deficits
  • Lengthen and strengthen hair
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2. What does the evolutionary theory suggest?

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

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

  • Horses
  • Rats
  • Mice
  • Pigeons

4. What factor is Lutter et al's study on hunger associated with?

  • Stress
  • Syphilis
  • Culture
  • Music

5. Damage to the paraventricular nucleus causes what?

  • Hyperactivity
  • Hyperphagia
  • Hyperventilation
  • Aphagia

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