Given the continued increase in obesity rates in the United States, there has been growing research regarding factors related to obesity. Researchers have examined biological factors, such as set point theory, as well as various psychological factors such as motivation, self-efficacy, and eating styles. Taster-type, defined as how an individual experiences the perception of taste (particularly bitterness), is a recent area of research that has explored the potential relationship between this phenomenon and obesity.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-60)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Counseling psychology