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The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food - Lecture 5

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Lecture 5 - Biology, Nutrition and Health III: The Psychology of Taste and Addiction

This lecture addresses the complicated relationship between biology and eating. Professor Brownell explores the physiology of taste and eating. Many parts of the body are affected when people eat food, and many biological factors affect what people choose to eat, how much they eat, and the way they regulate their body weight. The experimental methods used to assess how body weight is affected by genes are also reviewed.

Prof. Kelly D. Brownell
PSYC 123: The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food, Fall 2008
(Yale University: Open Yale)
http://oyc.yale.edu
Date accessed: 2009-11-20
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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