4 Hunger and the Brain Hypothalamus Neurotransmitters lateral hypothalamusinitiation of hunger and eatingventromedial hypothalamuscessation of hunger and eatingNeurotransmitters
5 Obesity and Eating Behavior Psychological FactorsIn the past, the focus was onemotional stateexternal food cuesCurrent research is focusing ontime and place cuessugar and fat content
6 Disordered Eating Anorexia Nervosa relentless pursuit of thinness through starvationmore common among femalesmain characteristicsless than 85% of normal weightunsupported fear of gaining weightdistorted body imageamenorrheamedical dangers and mortalityIM: Anorexia Nervosa Activity6
7 Disordered Eating Causes of Anorexia and Bulimia sociocultural media imagesfamily interactionsbiologicalgeneticsserotonin regulationneurological effects of dieting, binging, purgingIM: Anorexia Nervosa Activity7
10 Intrinsic v. Extrinsic Motivation Intrinsic Motivationorganismic needs + enjoyabilitykey to achievementExtrinsic Motivationincentives (rewards, punishments)Does extrinsic motivation undermine intrinsic motivation?
11 Self-Determination Theory Three Basic Organismic Needscompetenceself-efficacy, mastery, expectations for successrelatednesswarm relations with others, need to belongautonomyindependence and self-relianceIM: Activity Handout 10.2: The Needs for Personal Growth