Open Yale Courses: The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food
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Open Yale Courses: The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food

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This course encompasses the study of eating as it affects the health and well-being of every human. Topics include taste preferences, food aversions, the regulation of hunger and satiety, food as comfort and friendship, eating as social ritual, and social norms of blame for food problems. The politics of food discusses issues such as sustainable agriculture, organic farming, genetically modified foods, nutrition policy, and the influence of food and agriculture industries. Also examined are... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: June 29, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 14, 2011
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Submitter: Jason Stanton
Keywords: agriculture, obesity, food, public policy, psychology, online course

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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