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ASAP Wellness Workshop: Why Are We So Crazy About Food?

Friday, January 18 2019

 

TO:  Campus Community

FR:  Kirsten Olson, Ph.D., Academic and Staff Assistance Program Manager, Human Resources

RE:  ASAP Wellness Workshop:  Why Are We So Crazy About Food?

Date and Time:  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12.05-12:55 pm

Location:  Human Resources Learning Center, 3101 Student Affairs and Administrative Services Building (SAASB)

RSVP:  asap@hr.ucsb.edu or (805) 893-3318

This lively presentation on the psychology of food examines an assortment of fascinating food issues, including mindless eating, hyper-palatability, the question of food addiction, and the obesity epidemic in the US.  Cheesecake-eating rats, supertasters, picky eaters, and food restrictors will also be explored.  Research, clinical and anecdotal material will be included.

Presented by:  Debby Schiller, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

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