Psychology Eating Disorders Biological and Evolutionary Hypothesis

Biological explanations of eating disorders and evolutionary hypothesis

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1. What is taste aversion learning?

  • A food making us sick and avoiding it in future
  • Crying when eating
  • Eating too much
  • Eating too little
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2. At what stage does morning sickness occur?

  • During pregnancy
  • Early stages of pregnancy
  • After you are pregnant
  • Late stages of pregnancy

3. What were the advantages of eating meat and humans being omnivores?

  • More efficient way of eating - quick and makes you more full.
  • To get fat
  • To live
  • To show off food

4. What is ghrelin?

  • A hormone located in the stomach which makes you feel hungry
  • Hormone telling you you're full
  • Satiety centre
  • Feeding centre

5. What are the signals for starting a meal?

  • Release of saliva, hearing food, leptin
  • Leptin, release of saliva, hearing food
  • Cultural schedule, release of saliva, taste and smell of food, ghrelin
  • Taste and smell of food, hypothalamus, cultural schedule, lateral hypothalamus

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