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FSHN 424 A - Biopsych of Ingestive Behavior

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Why do we eat what we eat- This course provides a taste of the science including both biological and psychological basis of ingestive behavior and the adoption of both healthy and maladaptive behaviors concerning eating and drinking. We will review and integrate historical theories with recent research on how we perceive flavor, the development of food preferences, and the biological basis of hunger, thirst, and satiety. Students will also have the opportunity to strengthen their critical thinking skills by participating on two debates in which equal number of arguments will be formulated to support or refute important issues in the field of food science and human nutrition. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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