ERIC Number: EJ558914
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Theories of Hunger and Eating: Overcoming Students' Misconceptions.
Assanand, Sunaina; Pinel, John P. J.; Lehman, Darrin R.
Teaching of Psychology, v25 n1 p44-46 1998
Suggests that students' preconceptions about hunger and eating are inconsistent with contemporary theories. These theories assert that among adequately nourished individuals, hunger occurs because of pleasurable expectations of eating rather than energy deficits. Maintains that instructors should discuss the incompatibility of these preconceptions with the empirical evidence. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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