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Psychology of Eating

By Neil E Rowland, Emily C Splane

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 17, 2013

Description

Examines the biological, psychological, and sociocultural influences on eating behaviors

 

Psychology of Eating provides a multi-disciplinary overview to the study of eating; it examines current research in biology, nutrition, psychology, and more. The text’s balance of major theories, historical and current research, and real-life examples enables students to understand and interact with the material presented.

 

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Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents


Brief Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1:    Psychology of eating: the nexus of nutrition, brain, and behavior

Chapter 2:    Macronutrients and the food we eat

Chapter 3:    The chemical senses

Chapter 4:    You are what you eat: evolution, energy, and foraging

Chapter 5:    Basic learning processes and eating behavior

Chapter 6:    The development of eating behaviors

Chapter 7:    Social influences on eating

Chapter 8:    Mood, cravings, and addiction

Chapter 9:    Hunger, satiety, and the brain

Chapter 10:  Eating disorders and treatment

Chapter 11:  Genes, epigenetics, and obesity

Chapter 12:  Treatments for obesity

Chapter 13:  Where do we go from here?

 


 

Full Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1:    Psychology of eating: the nexus of nutrition, brain, and behavior

Introduction

What Is the Goal of Eating?

What Is the Definition of Obesity?

Biomedical or Environmental or Both?

 

Chapter 2:    Macronutrients and the food we eat

Macronutrient Classes

Micronutrients

Energy Balance

 

Chapter 3:     The chemical senses

Olfaction: The Sense of Smell

Gustation: The Sense of Taste

Taste or Flavor Guided Behaviors

Chemical Sensing and the Enteric Nervous System

Gut Hormones That Affect Food Intake

 

Chapter 4:     You are what you eat: evolution, energy, and foraging

Ancestors and Evolution

Energy

Optimal Foraging

Economics of Food

Portion Size

Concluding Remarks

 

Chapter 5:    Basic learning processes and eating behavior

Overview of Classical Conditioning and Terminology

Learning of Post-Ingestive Consequences: Taste Aversions and Preferences

Learning of Food by Experience: Increasing Preferences

Learning of Appropriate Food Quantity: Conditioned Satiety

Learning of When to Eat: Conditioned Hunger

 

Chapter 6:    The development of eating behaviors

The Ontogeny of Human Feeding: Prenatal Experience

Early Postnatal Eating: From Suckling to Eating Solid Foods

Not Needing a Bottle, but Still Needing Guidance: Eating in Early Childhood

External Influences on Children’s Eating: Disruptions in Energy Self-Regulation

Implications for Instilling Healthy Eating Habits in Children

 

Chapter 7:    Social influences on eating

Cuisine

Direct versus Indirect Influences

Food Associations with the Provider

Conclusion

 

Chapter 8:    Mood, cravings, and addiction

The Mood-Food Connection

Food Cravings

Can Someone Actually be a “Food Addict”?

Concluding Remarks

 

Chapter 9:    Hunger, satiety, and the brain

Central Origin of Hunger

Allostasis

Hypothalamus, Transmitters, and Feeding

Reward and Decision Making

 

Chapter 10:  Eating disorders and treatment

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

Risk Factors for Eating Disorders

Biopsychosocial Explanations of Eating Disorders

Treatments

Animal Models of Anorexia and Bulimia

Conclusion

 

Chapter 11:   Genes, epigenetics, and obesity

Introduction

Monogenic Obesity

Polygenic Obesity

Epigenetics and Developmental Programming

Dietary Obesity

 

Chapter 12:  Treatments for obesity

Anti-Obesity Drugs

Calorie Substitutes

Surgery for Obesity (Bariatric Surgery)

Diet, Exercise, and Behavioral Therapy

Conclusion

 

Chapter 13:   Where do we go from here?

Anti-Obesity Drugs

Calorie Substitutes

Surgery for Obesity (Bariatric Surgery)

Diet, Exercise, and Behavioral Therapy

Conclusion

 

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ISBN-10: 0-205-85263-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-85263-5

Format: Alternate Binding

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