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Hyperpalatable Foods, Hormones, and Addiction

The Psychology of Overeating : Food and the Culture of Consumerism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Chapter synopsis: In this chapter, Cargill argues that the neurological desire and reward provided by hyperpalatable foods converge with the psychological desire and reward of consumerism. Food is a drug which can increase or decrease...

Sweet Desserts and Representation of Desire

Nina Levent

Nina Levent is the CEO of West & East Art Group, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Will Cotton is a contemporary artist whose whole career revolves around his preoccupation with sweets and desserts. He connects a very traditional method of representation, realistic paintings on canvas, with contemporary discourses...
...Introduction This course emphasizes the disciplinary lens of psychology to explore eating and our relationship with food. Theoretical perspectives in psychology, including biopsychology, human development, cognition, emotion, health...
...Introduction The methods and imperatives of literary studies and food studies blend in the unit “Literature and Food.” Through this ten-module plan, students read canonical, keystone literary texts. In addition to these literary texts, each...

Taste, Socialization, and Infancy

Making Taste Public : Ethnographies of Food and the Senses

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction The subject of infant feeding, particularly breastfeeding, is fraught with tensions, both personal and theoretical. This chapter explores how taste is developed over an individual’s lifetime...

The Art and Science of Plating

Food and Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Traditionally, decisions concerning the plating of the food in the restaurant were typically based on the intuitions of the chef, guided, if anything, by a series of rules of thumb perhaps vaguely remembered from cookery school (such as,...

Anxiety

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...People have been anxious about food throughout human history and in many parts of the world. For long periods and in many places, people have been anxious about food shortages, and in many parts of the world today people still suffer from...

From Sugar-Fueled Killer to Grotesque Gourmand: The Culinary Maturation of the Cinematic Serial Killer

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The presence of a serial killer alone does not automatically categorize a film as horror. Serial killers, according to Bruce Kawin, only truly “become the province of the horror film when their deeds and their reasons for committing them...

Pica

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Broadly stated, pica is the term given to the compulsive consumption of substances not generally considered food. However, a precise definition of pica is somewhat elusive because understandings of what constitutes “food,” what...

All-Consuming Passions: Vampire Foodways in Contemporary Film and Television

What’s Eating You? : Food and Horror on Screen

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In Our Vampires, Ourselves, feminist literary critic Nina Auerbach proposes that the titular mythical creatures have maintained their popularity throughout Anglo-American history because each new vampire reflects the times in which...