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
  • Eating too much
  • Eating too little
  • Crying when eating
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2. What is the evolutionary hypothesis' disadvantages?

  • Doesn't support psychology being a science
  • We can't test history as it's already happened and ignores social, cultural and behavioural factors
  • It's bad for the environment
  • It's wrong

3. Cummings did a study to show...

  • Satiety signals
  • Ob mice got fat after taking away leptin
  • There was a relationship between production of ghrelin and hunger
  • Hypothalamus role in hunger

4. What is the ventromedial hypothalamus?

  • Hormone produced to tell us we are full
  • Signal to brain telling you you're full
  • Satiety centre
  • Feeding centre

5. What is the lateral hypothalamus?

  • Feeding centre
  • Satiety centre
  • A structural change or injury
  • Signal to brain telling you you're full


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