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Bodily systems show a remarkable capacity for maintaining a steady state of equilibrium, even as these systems perform their functions and are exposed to widely differing and stressful environmental conditions. The term that describes the body's tendency to maintain a steady state is:
_____ refers to a physiological stop system that terminates drive.
The smell of food, the appearance of food, the time of day, and the presence of other people who are eating all represent ___ that contribute to and regulate the rise and fall of hunger and eating.
What does research say about the cultural prescription to drink 8 glasses of water each day?
No evidence exists to support this advice.
According to the ice cream eating study, which of the following is true? Compared to how much they eat when alone, people eat:
more in the presence of other people who are also eating
Which of the following statements is true about sexual motivation?
Men and women experience and react to sexual desire very differently
Research on sexual orientation—one's preference for sexual partners of the same or opposite sex—suggests that sexual orientation is
not a choice, as best explained by genetics and prenatal hormonal influences
People fail to self-regulate their bodily appetites for three primary reasons. Which one of the following is not one of those reasons?
People pay relatively too much attention to their long-term goals and relatively too little attention to their short-term goals
Thirst comes mostly from
Which of the following best explains the process leading to feelings of hunger?
the liver sends a signal to the brain when blood glucose is low
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