"EFFECT OF FOOD DEPRIVATION ON PERCEPTION-COGNITION": A COMMENT

DAVID L. WOLITZKY

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Abstract

QUESTIONS CONCLUSIONS PRESENTED BY P. SAUGSTAD (SEE 40:4) IN HIS RECENT DISCUSSION OF FOOD-DEPRIVATION EFFECTS ON PERCEPTION-COGNITION. EVIDENCE IS CITED FROM STUDIES WHICH INDICATE THAT CONTRARY TO SAUGSTAD'S CONCLUSIONS, AMBIGUOUS STIMULI, WORD-ASSOCIATION TASKS AND TASKS REQUIRING AN ACCURATE RESPONSE DO YIELD A DEPRIVATION EFFECT. DISCUSSES THE PROBLEM OF MEASURING HUNGER, STRESSING THE IMPORTANCE OF INVESTIGATING INTERACTIONS AMONG RELEVANT VARIABLES. (20 REF.) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)342-344
Number of pages3
JournalPsychological bulletin
Volume68
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1967

Keywords

  • PERCEPTION-COGNITION, COMMENT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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