NS 3150

NS 3150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, the psychosocial determinants of obesity, anorexia nervosa, therapy and its effectiveness, and social discrimination.

When Offered Spring, summer (offered even alternate years).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Junior or senior students. Others by instructor permission only.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 1150 or PSYCH 1101.

Outcomes
  • Familiarize students with the breadth of knowledge, theories, and therapies concerning energy balance and the control of food intake and energy expenditure.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: PSYCH 3150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1278NS 3150  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 26 - Jul 14, 2018
    • Levitsky, D

  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2799