Behavior

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Understanding the gene-environment-behavior connections Implications of gene-behavior interactions: preven…[Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008] – PubMed Result

Some see eating as an automatic behavior over which individuals have less control than they think Eating as an automatic behavior. [Prev Chronic Dis. 2008] – PubMed Result

While controversial, the view of eating or hunger as an addiction has many interesting parallels with studies of addictive behavior The neurobiology of appetite: hunger as addiction. [Int J Obes (Lond). 2009] – PubMed Result

It is generally accepted that humans have a genetic predisposition to obesity which is fueled by our modern environments. However, not everyone is becoming obese. Why? Individual differences in the neurophysiology of r…[Int J Obes (Lond). 2009] – PubMed Result Obese-resistant individuals may sense changes in their energy intake more quickly than persons who are obese. The effects of overfeeding and propensity to weigh…[Physiol Behav. 2009] – PubMed Result

Obese individuals may have evolved weak mechanism which favor overeating. Control of food intake in the obese. [Obes Res. 2001] – PubMed Result High concern over food intake may, paradoxically, lead to higher intake Determinants of food choice: relationships with ob…[Obes Res. 2001] – PubMed Result

Stringent parental controls may also disrupt a child’s development of internal cues for controlling eating. Development of eating behaviors among children and…[Pediatrics. 1998] – PubMed Result