NS 3150

NS 3150

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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-numbered years only, with the exception of Spring 2019).

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

  • 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: 1 available
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: PSYCH 3150

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1175NS 3150  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2019
    • Levitsky, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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