Psychology Eating Disorders Biological and Evolutionary Hypothesis

Biological explanations of eating disorders and evolutionary hypothesis

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1. The biological explanation for eating is

  • Reductionist and animal studies may not reliably reflect human eating centres
  • Amazing
  • Science
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2. At what stage does morning sickness occur?

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

3. What does the hormone leptin do?

  • Tells us we are full
  • Signal to brain telling you you're full
  • Satiety centre
  • Opposite of hunger

4. Rats and humans eat

  • Less tasty food and not as much in company
  • More tastier food than less tasty food and we eat more when we are in company
  • We don't eat
  • More tasty food and less when we are in company

5. As more fat is produced...

  • More leptin is produced and the hypothalamus is stimulated to reduce food intake
  • The bigger weight you become
  • Less leptin is produced and the ventromedial hypothalamus works
  • The ventromedial hypothalamus stops working


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