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Lecture 7 - Hunger in the World of Plenty

Lecture 7 - Hunger in the World of Plenty

This video was recorded at YALE PSYC 123 The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food with Professor Kelly D. Brownell. Professor Brownell talks about the situation with world hunger and how it is measured. He reviews the world distribution of hunger, from how many people are affected, to the physiological, psychological, and behavioral consequences of starvation. He reviews how geopolitical issues affect the world food systems in different parts of the world, including climate, war, disease, and refugees. Reading assignment: Faiola, Anthony. "The New Economics of Hunger." Washington Post, 27 April 2008, A01 Lappe, Frances M. "Hunger Is not a Place. The Nation, 23 January 2006 Sachs, Jeffrey D. "Act Now, Eat Later." Time, 5 May 2008, p. 44 Shetty, Prakash. "Achieving the Goal of Halving Global Hunger by 2015." Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 65 (2006), pp. 7-18


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